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Job Well Done—Ahead of Schedule
PROJECT NAME
  • Peak 10 Data Center Chilled
    Water Plant and Distribution System
PROJECT LOCATION
  • Alpharetta, Georgia
PROJECT TEAM
  • Owner: Peak 10, Inc.
  • General Contractor:
    Balfour Beatty
  • Architect: Reynolds,
    Smith & Hills, Inc.
  • Engineer: Reynolds,
    Smith & Hills, Inc.
  • Subcontractor: McKenney’s, Inc.
SPECIALIZATIONS
  • Building Information Modeling
  • Plumbing Shop Prefab
  • Pipe Shop Prefab
MARKETS
  • Mission Critical

cKenney’s installed a 900-ton air-cooled chilled water plant and associated distribution system for a new 1.5MW data center in Alpharetta, Georgia.

THE CHALLENGE

Turning an abandoned warehouse into a 20,000-square-foot data center was no simple task given the aggressive schedule. The McKenney’s team had to

contend with limited space under the raised floor throughout the facility. Careful planning and coordination was essential to avoid losing capacity from reduced airflow to the computer room air handler (CRAH) units.

THE SOLUTION

Leveraging BIM capabilities, the team coordinated mechanical and electrical services to maximize heat rejection capacity at the servers. McKenney’s prefabricated most of the chilled

water plant, connections to the major pieces of equipment and distribution piping. Concurrent operation ensured the piping systems were installed as soon as the structure was ready, minimizing field installation time to meet the compressed construction schedule.

THE RESULTS

A seamless start-up, and commissioning accelerated the turnover of the Peak 10 data center to the owner.

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