Category Archives: Complex Mechanical Systems

Greenland Enterprises forms Joint Venture with SAW Contracting for 15.5M Boiler Plant Project in Tacoma, WA

We’re pleased to share the following press release about our latest contract award, in a joint venture with SAW Contracting.

HAMPTON, VA – Two Virginia-based industrial contractors recently created a joint venture team to compete for a boiler plant decentralization project at Joint Base Louis-McChord in Tacoma, WA.  The combination of each company’s perspective and expertise ultimately created the best offering – resulting in a $15.5M award by the Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District.  Continue reading

Technology is Changing Mechanical System Design and Installation

It’s no secret that India is a rapidly growing technological powerhouse, and when Jaguar built a new regional headquarters in Manesar, sustainability and renewable energy were top considerations.  The completed 12-acre campus uses solar energy, radiant cooling systems and re-utilizes all waste. Continue reading

Storm Considerations in Central Plant Construction

The 2017 Hurricane Season was particularly brutal to infrastructure in the south and Caribbean this year, highlighting the challenges that stem from flooding and high winds.  Too often, storm consideration is a small component of overall central plant construction – but as we’ve all seen lately, when serious storms arrive, the impact can be devastating. Continue reading

Alternatives to Traditional Central Plants for Critical Applications

An article in The Next Platform this month highlights a major IT project in Japan undertaken by the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology. The project will build an Artificial Intelligence Bridging Cloud Infrastructure.  It’s a huge endeavor that will include 1,088 server nodes –requiring up to 3.25 megawatts of cooling capacity. Continue reading

The Unique Needs of Medical Center Mechanical Systems

Medical Center facility directors know that when it comes to mechanical systems in hospital environments, standard commercial systems aren’t enough.  Medical buildings and campuses require sophisticated, complex and redundant mechanical systems that are extremely reliable – while also providing the efficiencies necessary to control life-cycle cost. Continue reading