Government Center Generator Replacement and Improvements
Cynergy performed a $4,163,307 contract for the Fairfax County Facilities Management Division to renovate and upgrade the Fairfax Government Center Generator System. The project improved the effectiveness and reliability of the Government Center Emergency and Standby Power Infrastructure. The project comprised of replacing the existing (2) 1100KW diesel generators with larger 1500KW diesel generators, enlarging the existing generator room, separating Life safety and Standby systems, and the addition of a building chiller and cooling tower to the standby power system. The engineer of record was Shaffer, Wilson, Sarver & Gray, P.C. The project was awarded in November 2016 and completed two months ahead of schedule. Major elements of work included demolition of existing parallel switchgear, generators, remote radiators and piping, transfer switches, exterior block wall, exterior wall panels, louvers, fuel piping, exhaust fans, fan cooling unit and associated electrical equipment, conduits and wire. Furnishing and installing new 1500KW diesel generators, 260 gallon diesel day tanks, 5000 amp parallel switchgear, nine automatic transfer switches with bypass, 1200 amp switchboard, panelboards, transformers, MCC buckets, starters, associated electrical equipment, conduits and wire. The contract also included mechanical and architectural work consisting of; a rooftop HVAC unit, sheet metal duct work, mechanical and building insulation, exhaust piping, exhaust insulation, fuel piping, diesel day tanks, structural steel, exterior metal wall panels, wall louvers, dampers, concrete pads, rooftop gravity ventilation hoods, roofing, flashing, interior wall panels, sprinkler system, lightning protection system, temperature control and monitoring system, epoxy floor coatings, and painting.
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