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International Monetary Fund HQ

Substation Replacement + Generator Replacement + Cooling Tower Replacement Term Contract

Washington, DC

International Monetary Fund Headquarters | Substation Replacement 
+ Generator Replacement + Cooling Tower Replacement Term Contract | 
Washington, DC

Setty provided various services for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Headquarters building, including:

SUBSTATION REPLACEMENT
Setty provided design services to prepare drawings and specifications for the replacement of the double ended Substation #2 switchgear, and one of its associated transformers. The other transformer is currently being replaced and will be retained in the new design. This substation serves many important building loads, such as office power and lighting, kitchen equipment, domestic water booster pumps, and building elevators vital to the operation of the building. 

GENERATOR REPLACEMENT
Setty is providing survey, analysis, and design services for the replacement of two emergency generators (400 kW each) in the IMF Headquarters.The emergency electrical loads in the building are currently served by three diesel generators. Recently, one of the generators failed and required significant repairs to return it to service. During the repairs, it was discovered that many parts are no longer available to repair this machine. A capital project has been funded to replace the Phase 1 and 2 generators. 

COOLING TOWER REPLACEMENT
Scope of services includes:

  • Confirm findings of prior survey and verify existing conditions, operability, etc.
  • Coordinate with IMF’s facilities staff, on-site building engineering staff, consultants, and related vendors, as required.
  • Analyze impact of new equipment on existing building, such as weights, ventilation requirements, access, and serviceability.
  • Conduct analysis of alternate locations for new equipment.
  • Provide design services to prepare drawings and specifications for the replacement of four cooling cells that can operate individually, or together as a unit, structural support, piping, valves, catwalk, ladders, controls, and water treatment system.
  • Identify and comply with the IMF’s LEED certification requirements, both from a design and implementation perspective.
  • Ensure replacement of the cooling tower shall provide a minimum of 6,000 tons of capacity, 24/7, year round, and utilize current technologies and energy-efficient processes.
  • Provide construction documentation, bid assistance and construction administration services.

Inter-American Development Bank

MEP/FP Design + Generator Design

Managua, Nicaragua

Inter-American Development Bank | MEP/FP Design + Generator Design |
Managua, Nicaragua

Setty provided Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Design Services for this new 22, 000 sf building, including generator and site lightingn design. Documentation was prepared to suit local conditions, and the documents translated into Spanish for bidding.

National Bank of Kuwait Headquarters Building

BIM Services

Safat, Kuwait

National Bank of Kuwait Headquarters Building | BIM Services | Safat, Kuwait

M&T Bank 

MEP Peer Review 

Falls Church, VA

M&T Bank | MEP Peer Review | Falls Church, VA 

Setty is providing peer review services pursuant to and consistent with the Expedited Building Plan Review Program implemented by the Building Plan Review division of Fairfax County, Virginia.

Scope of work includes the following:

  • Per Fairfax County’s Expedited Building Plan Review Program, provide third-party plan review services of all Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing documents to ensure compliance with applicable building and construction codes, specifically the provisions of the Virginia Uniform State-wide Building Code (VUSBC).
  • The client will provide to Setty a complete set of permit ready drawings for the initial review. Upon completion of responses to peer review comments the client will then provide three (3) sets of stamped and signed drawings for submission to Fairfax County to Setty. These sets shall incorporate any changes to the permit drawings which are generated by responses to peer review comments.