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One Veterans Silver Spring Town Square Community Ctr

MEP Renovations

+ Emergency Generator

Silver Spring, MD

One Veterans Silver Spring Town Square Community Ctr | MEP Renovations
+ Emergency Generator | Silver Spring, MD

Setty prepared a design analysis report as part of the schematic redesign phase of the Silver Spring Town Square project. This report addressed design factors, design intent, and design calculations.

In accordance with the Montgomery County's Energy Program of Requirements, energy efficiency and low operating costs were important design goals for this project. Life Cycle Cost (LCC) analyses were conducted to compare various design options.

Scope of services included:

  • New Construction
  • Unique Pavilion / Outdoor Skating Rink
  • Auditorium
  • Special Lighting Systems
  • Emergency Generator System
  • Schematic Re-Design Phase
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Low Operating Costs

We received an AIA Public Building of the Year 2011 award from AIA’s Maryland Chapter.

 

DC DGS, Palisades Recreation Center

MEP/FP Design Build

Washington, DC

DC DGS, Palisades Recreation Center | MEP/FP Design Build | Washington, DC

The existing Palisades is approximately 9,000 sf of space. It is anticipated to be a gut renovation and addition of approximately 17,000 sf of space. The project will be designed to achieve a minimum of LEED Gold certification. The team will be working with the DC Historic Preservation Office/The Historic Preservation Review Board as this property is eligible for listing in the DC Inventory of Historic Sites and the National Register of Historic Places.

Deanwood Community Ctr

MEP Design + Cooling Towers

+ Boilers

Washington, DC

DC Government Deanwood Community Center | MEP Design + Cooling Towers
+ Boilers | Washington, DC

The new Deanwood Recreation Center and Library is a 63,000 sf innovative joint-use facility that will feature educational, recreational, and athletic programs for all ages. Housed within the building is a child care center, dedicated senior space, a state-of-the-art indoor pool, gymnasium, a sound recording studio, and a public library, designed for LEED Gold Certification.

The building utilizes cooling towers and boilers as primary cooling and heating systems. These are coupled with water cooled heat pumps and roof top units to achieve the desired cooling, heating and ventilation load of this building.

Scope of services Included:

  • MEP design and review of current conditions
  • Assistance in the bidding and negotiation of services
  • Review of shop drawings and RFIs
  • Preparation of punch-lists and incorporation of all changes into the Record Documents.

Turkey Thicket Recreation Ctr

Construction Administration

+ Peer Review + Design-Build

Washington, DC

Turkey Thicket Recreation Ctr | Construction Administration + Peer Review 
+ Design-Build | Washington, DC

Setty provided Construction Administration and Peer Review for this Design- Build project, consisting of a 32,375 sf recreation center facility with indoor olympic pool.

Scope of services include:

  • Constructability review, inspection services, and construction administration services.
  • Programmed space (excluding lobby, corridors, etc.) 7,098 sf.
  • Major redesign of the floor plan.
  • Humidity and fresh air design in the Natatorium.
  • Electrical and mechanical hook ups for pool equipment .

Eastfield Community Center-Manns

MEP/FP Design

Dundalk, MD

Eastfield Community Center – Manns | MEP/FP Design | Dundalk, MD

SETTY’s services include MEP/FP design services for the new Eastfield Community Center. The project covers an area of 24,395 GSF community center consisting of a gymnasium for wrestling, short indoor soccer arena, a multiā€purpose auditorium / stage and various support spaces.

The project is expected to be sustainable and anticipate LEED Certification.

Kenilworth Community Recreation Facility

MEP/FP Design

Washington, DC

Kenilworth Community Recreation Facility | MEP/FP Design | Washington, DC

SETTY’s services include MEP/FP design for the transformation of former Kenilworth elementary school into a recreation  center. The existing building’s refurbishment will include approximately 18,000 sf of renovated space, consisting of a new lobby/lounge area, a large multi-purpose space, fitness area, boxing area, locker rooms, men’s and women’s restrooms, senior and teen activity areas, kitchen and ADA accessibility upgrades. No base building HVAC upgrades are included to the area outside of the 18,000 sf.  It is anticipated that the 18,000 sf space will have an independent HVAC system with power feeds from the 70,000 sf building service.

In addition, a new gymnasium with storage of approximately 9,300 sf and a new pool house with outdoor pool of approximately of 3,350 sf is included. The project is expected to be sustainable and anticipate a minimum of LEED-Gold certification.

University of Virginia, North Grounds Recreation Center Expansion

MEP/FP Design

Charlottesville, VA

University of Virginia, North Grounds Recreation Center Expansion |
MEP/FP Design | Charlottesville, VA

SETTY provided MEP/FP engineering design services for the addition/renovation of North Grounds Recreation Center. The 30,000 sf addition encompasses a Central Plant that includes three Chillers of 150 Tons each, three Cooling Towers of 150 Tons each and three Boilers, each having a capacity of 2,000 MBH. The Chilled Water Plant includes Water-Cooled Centrifugal Chiller, Cooling Towers, Chilled Water Distribution and Condenser Water Distribution. We provided design for an aquatics facility consisting of a 25 meter eight-lane pool, whirlpool, sauna, multipurpose fitness rooms, and two squash courts. The 7,000 sf of existing space renovations includes racquetball courts, a lobby, a social gathering space and the replacement of two squash courts.

Scope of services included:

  • Geothermal systems feasibility study analysis along with the design for geothermal well field.
  • A baseline and proposed energy model was prepared for the project.
  • Cost Control Analysis including MEP/FP construction cost estimates.
  • MEP LEED documentation services in accordance with United States Green Building Council Standards for a LEED Silver project.

Chevy Chase Recreation Center

MEP/FP Design

Washington, DC

Chevy Chase Recreation Center | MEP/FP Design | Washington, DC

The Chevy Chase Recreation Center is a historic facility in need of major renovations.  This project is a rehabilitation of the existing recreation center to improve safety and respond to the needs of both the staff and the community. This redevelopment was responsive to the surrounding natural environment, existing Department of Parks & Recreations design standards, and the culture of the surrounding community.

Scope of services includes:

  • MEP/FP design services to design and develop Chevy Chase Recreation Center as a historic recreation center facility that is visually appealing and that accommodates the program needs as outlined in the program requirements.
  • LEED certification.
  • Designed with a superior level of aesthetic quality, with special emphasis given to the exterior and public spaces, and in a manner that coordinated with other surrounding neighborhoods and conformed to the overall theme of a new and modern design that met all municipal planning / zoning and other agency regulations / requirements.
  • Coordinated design efforts with the Historical Preservation Review Board (HPRB).
  • Two energy models.

Marvin Gaye Recreation Center & Trail

MEP/FP Design

Washington, DC

Marvin Gaye Recreation Center & Trail | MEP/FP Design | Washington, DC

SETTY’s services include MEP/FP design for the New Marvin Gaye Recreation Center of approximately 15,000sf. The existing 2000 sf building shall be demolished and new recreation center shall be built. Scope of work includes site improvements and revitalization of the Marvin Gaye trail scheduled to be completed in the summer of 2016. A Minimum LEED-Gold is anticipated for the project.

The new recreation center shall include large community room, multi-purpose room, game room, media and reading room, senior room, fitness room, computer lab, toilets accessible from the outside of the building, exhibit space and support spaces (warming kitchen, toilet rooms and storage).