Dolley Madison House, Tayloe House & Cosmos Club

The Dolley Madison House, Cosmos Club, and Tayloe House buildings are part of the National Courts Building complex. All three buildings are listed as historic properties by the GSA National Capital Region Historic Preservation Office. The three buildings are all served by the same reverse return, dual temperature piping system.  The piping system is divided… 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

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

Bolling Club

The Bolling Club at Joint Base Anacostia Bolling is a banquet facility with ballrooms, commercial kitchens, meeting rooms, and offices. The existing wet and dry pipe sprinkler systems were damaged beyond reuse. Summer Consultants designed a new sprinkler system. By efficiently sizing the piping system we reduced the size of the fire pump by half… Read More