St. Anselm Church

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St. Anselm Church
Chesterland, OH


Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing system design of a religious worship space consisting of a gathering space with custom baptistery, main church, auxiliary chapel and support areas.

Summary of Services:

  • Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing system design.
  • Construction administration and on site observation.

System Design Highlights:

  • A below grade air distribution system was selected for this project allowing for open, vaulted ceilings, which minimized obstructions and maintained aesthetics.
  • Lighting for the space was designed and carefully coordinated with the project architect to maintain a warm, inviting atmosphere.

Unique Project Challenges:

  • Special design consideration was made to minimize HVAC noise and maintain a reverent atmosphere for occupants.
  • The custom marble baptistery design included a remote pumping and filtration system to maintain water quality, eliminate objectionable noise and provide maintenance access.

Square Footage:

18,000 square feet