West Virginia University – Central Chiller Replacement and Water Side Economizer Design
Morgantown, WV


Replacement of a 1200 ton water-cooled chiller and the addition of a water-side economizer plate-and-frame heat exchanger system.

Summary of Services:

  • Mechanical and Electrical system design.
  • Construction administration, site observation reports and commissioning services.

System Design Highlights:

  • This project was undertaken to replace aging equipment and obtain energy savings at the university’s central cooling plant.

Unique Project Challenges:

  • Phasing the installation of new equipment was the primary challenge presented during our design.

Project Completion Date:

January 2011