Dover Air Force Base B550

Summer Consultants designed the replacement of the dry-pipe sprinkler system serving the storage and loading dock areas of the Household Goods and Transportation Office at Dover Air Force Base.  A new compressed air system with six zones replaced the autonomous in-rack sprinkler system. A new dual air/nitrogen generator provides a combined 21,000 CFH of compressed… Read More

Naval Research Laboratory Building 71 – Nike Laser Laboratory

Building 71 at the Naval Research Laboratory houses laboratories, offices and support spaces. The Plasma Physics Division reported voltage sag issues during operation of the Nike Laser, the world’s largest krypton fluoride laser. Summer Consultants led a multi-discipline team to replace the electrical secondary unit substation to address the sag issues. Building services were metered… Read More

US Capitol Building Air Handling Unit & Fan Replacement

The US Capitol is an 843,600 SF, 4-story building with approximately 49 air handling units (AHUs) within the building. The majority of these units are over 50 years old and have exceeded their useful operating life. Summer Consultants designed the full replacement of four aging air handling units. The new AHUs are variable air volume… Read More

Joseph F. Weis, Jr. US Courthouse

Originally constructed in 1934, the historic Joseph F. Weis, Jr. US Courthouse is a contributing building to the Pittsburgh Central Downtown Historic District.  The building has undergone multiple renovations for modernization as building functions have changed. The building is served by two chillers, one of which failed and was replaced. Summer Consultants provided commissioning services… Read More

99th Regional Support Command District Fire Alarm & Mass Notification Systems

Summer Consultants prepared separate design-build RFP packages totaling $3.8 million for new fire alarm and mass notification systems at 18 army reserve centers in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Four separate teams evaluated the existing conditions at the 18 facilities concurrently. The renovations included demolition of the existing systems, provision for new fire alarms… Read More