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Complex Mechanical Systems

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

By | Boiler Plant Replacement, Company News, Complex Mechanical Systems, Design-Build Construction

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.  Read More

Storm Considerations in Central Plant Construction

By | Complex Mechanical Systems, Flooding, Storm Damage

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. Read More

Alternatives to Traditional Central Plants for Critical Applications

By | Chiller Construction, Complex Mechanical Systems, Cooling Tower Construction

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. Read More

The Unique Needs of Medical Center Mechanical Systems

By | Complex Mechanical Systems, Project Management

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. Read More