Navy Hospital Completes New Chiller Plant Project

By | Central Plant Design, Chiller Construction

Although Greenland was not involved in the new chiller plant project at the Naval Hospital in Bremerton, WA, an article in Defense Visual Information Distribution Service highlights the benefits of upgrading aging infrastructure. According to the article, the recently completed project reduces costs via new controls, and features a smaller chiller for lighter loads, which nets a 40 percent reduction in cooling demand. Read More

Cooling Tower Optimization Pays Big Dividends in Food Production

By | Cooling Tower Construction, Design-Build Construction

An article in What’s New in Food Technology & Manufacturing magazine addresses how changes in cooling tower equipment and controls are having a positive impact in the food production industry. We often think of cooling towers and central plants in terms of handling air conditioning needs for inhabited spaces. However, there is a significant cooling need in food production, where heating and pasteurizing foods creates large quantities of heat. This heat impacts the equipment, and the food, which needs to be cooled before packaging. Read More

Upgrading Central Plants to Include Uninterrupted Power and Microgrids

By | Central Plant Construction, Central Plant Design

Like a phone’s dial tone, uninterrupted power is often taken for granted until the power goes out and you need it. While power outages are a disruption for many businesses and organizations, for medical centers and clinics power loss can be life-threatening. As facilities age, the industry as a whole is seeing more demands for uninterrupted power in central plant specs. Read More

SAW-Greenland Joint Venture Successful in Boiler Plant Project Bid

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

A Joint Venture between Greenland Enterprises and SAW Contracting has been awarded a $16.5M project to replace three boilers at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville, FL. The combination of each company’s experience and expertise ultimately created the best offering for the Department of Veterans Affairs in awarding this project.

The project involves building a new boiler plant and replacing three water tube boilers with three fire tube boilers, along with new controls and related systems. The boilers provide steam for the medical center campus, and a critical element of the project is keeping the existing boiler plant online during construction and commissioning. Once the new plant is online, the SAW-Greenland team will dismantle and remove the old boilers and related equipment.