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Greenland Awarded Task Order Contract for VA Hospital Projects in Virginia and West Virginia

By | Boiler Plant Construction, Boiler Plant Controls, Boiler Plant Replacement, Chiller Construction, Company News

Greenland Enterprises has been selected for a Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) with the Veterans Administration Mid-Atlantic Health Care Network to provide central utility plant construction services for four VA hospitals in the mid-Atlantic region.

The five-year contract means Greenland is essentially “on-call” for boiler and chiller plant projects at hospitals in Hampton, Richmond and Salem, Virginia, and Beckley, West Virginia.  The award is a significant recognition of Greenland’s expertise in central utility plant construction, particularly with the unique and demanding environments found in hospitals and medical centers.

Greenland Teams with SAW Contracting for $6.8M Boiler Plant Replacement Project

By | Boiler Plant Construction, Boiler Plant Replacement, Company News

Greenland Enterprises has been selected as part of the team to replace a boiler plant for the Altoona, PA Veterans Administration Medical Center.  Greenland is teaming with SAW Contracting on the $6.8 million project, which includes demolition of existing structures and replacing the boiler, steam piping, boiler plant controls fuel oil and natural gas piping, feed water pumps and other auxiliary systems.   Read More

Bid Evaluation: Successful Experience Counts

By | Boiler Plant Construction, Central Plant Construction, Invitation For Bid, Project Management

Evaluating bids for a central plant construction project is a complex endeavor for any facilities director or selection committee.  There are a number of criteria being reviewed, including costs, equipment and materials, and the competing firms themselves.  One of the areas where we feel project stakeholders should spend time is identifying the successful experience of those submitting bids.  Read More

Packaged Utility Plants:  Are They Really Plug-And-Play?

By | Central Plant Construction, Central Plant Design, Design-Build Construction, Packaged Utility Plants

Over the past few years, the central utility plant construction industry has experienced increased use of pre-manufactured, or “packaged”, central utility plant strategies.  This factory-built approach to delivering central cooling, heating and power has the potential to positively impact project schedules, costs and quality.

However, there are some misconceptions.  For example, owners and contractors may be tempted to think these packaged solutions are “plug-and-play” – where all the coordination happens before shipment, driven completely by the packaged plant manufacturer.  In that case, on-site field work for assembly, start-up and commissioning is more of an afterthought. Read More

The Additional Benefits of Boiler Replacement

By | Boiler Plant Construction, Boiler Plant Controls, Boiler Plant Replacement

When businesses and institutions consider replacing a boiler system, it’s usually because the existing boiler is no longer serviceable in a cost-effective manner, or is rapidly approaching critical failure.  A new boiler plant certainly solves the most obvious and pressing needs, but there are additional significant advantages that come with a boiler replacement project. Read More

The Perils of Invitation For Bid

By | Boiler Plant Construction, Central Plant Construction, Cooling Tower Construction, Design-Build Construction, Invitation For Bid

For many organizations contemplating a central utility plant, boiler upgrade or similar infrastructure project, an invitation to bid appears to be the best option to find the right price/value.  Unfortunately, the invitation to bid process often leaves building owners with a poor construction experience. Read More