LEED® / COMMISSIONING (Cx) PROJECTS
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Pinellas County Public Safety Facilities and
Centralized Communications Center - Largo, FL
Photo taken February 3, 2015
CEA provided Enhanced Commissioning services for this new
233,100 sq. ft. building. The building houses the County’s new
emergency operations center,
emergency communications and
911 call center, sheriff’s administrative /
operational headquarters and
and emergency medical services.
The project received LEED Certification on July 21, 2015.
The systems commissioned include: 500-ton centrifugal chillers,
condenser water loop, a 500-ton air cooled chiller
which will be
back up, redundant chilled water primary
and emergency loops, chilled water
VAV air handlers with electric
resistance heat located in the VAV boxes, chilled
water blower coil / fan
coil units with electric strip heat, chilled water computer room
air conditioning units, exhaust/relief fans, commercial kitchen hoods and their
associated supply and exhaust fans, instant hot
/ storage tank water heaters, and chilled water
and condenser water pumps.
Pasco County Utilities Administration Building - CEA provided
Services under the LEED BD+C: New Construction
v2 LEED 2.2 rating systems for
this new 49,995 sq. ft. building in Land O' Lakes, FL.
This project received LEED Silver Certification in February 2016.
Systems commissioned included DX VAV rooftop units, DX ductless split systems,
exhaust fans, building pressure relief operations, demand control ventilation,
and the building management system
Duke Energy Distribution Control Center - CEA provided LEED
Enhanced Commissioning services for this approximately 24,000 sq. ft.
in St. Petersburg, FL.
This project pursued Silver Certification under the LEED 2009 for New Construction
and Major Renovations Rating System. The systems commissioned included: three
chillers, two redundant 10-ton chilled water VAV air handlers with
energy recovery units, two redundant 71-ton chilled water VAV air handlers,
with electric resistance heat, five DX ductless split systems, two chilled water computer
room air handling units, exhaust fan(s), fire/smoke damper(s), lighting controls which comprised
of occupancy and vacancy sensors, one kitchen hood, and the building management system.
Polk State College Chain of Lakes High School in Winter Haven, FL -
CEA was retained to provide Enhanced Commissioning for this school which
received a LEED Gold Certification under the LEED for Schools rating system.
This 15,000 square foot building was built to be the permanent home for the high
school. Some of the design aspects for the building included a high-efficiency
building envelope, cistern collecting rain water, day lighting controls, and
a high efficiency HVAC. The project was completed in 2011.
Photo courtesy of Straughn Trout Architects LLC
City of Lakeland Solid Waste - CEA provided Enhanced Commissioning for this
project which received LEED Gold Certification for New Construction in May 2013.
The systems commissioned included four high efficiency split systems, exhaust fans,
lighting controls which incorporated occupancy sensors and daylighting controls,
electric hot water heater, and the building automation system
loops and system integration). A follow up visit to the site was performed
months after occupancy to ensure that the systems continue to operate as intended.
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) 21st Avenue in Tampa, FL -
CEA provided Enhanced Commissioning services for this 25,000 s.f. facility
which consisted of an 11,000 s.f. addition and a 14,000 s.f. existing building that was
renovated. This project received its LEED for New Construction 2009
Silver Certification on March 24, 2014.
The systems commissioned consisted of an
Ton air cooled chiller,
2 existing chilled water pumps,
2 existing chilled
water air handling units,
new VAV boxes, 2 new energy recovery units, a new 40
chiller with integral pumping package, 1 new chilled water air
2 computer room a/c units, exhaust/supply fans, and an existing water heater.
VA VISN at Franklin Templeton in St. Petersburg, FL - CEA was retained
to be the LEED Administrator and the Commissioning Authority
37,062 sq. ft. renovation of an existing building. Although the goal initially
was to obtain LEED Certification, enough points were earned to
LEED Silver Certification in January 2012.
work, CEA also performed the Energy Model,
energy cost under the 2009 Commercial Interiors rating system.
The project utilized high efficiency lighting and controls, high efficiency
water fixtures in the tenant space, energy star rated equipment,
furniture and finishes which were in compliance with the LEED requirements.
Photo taken May 11, 2011
Magnify Credit Union (formerly Community First Credit Union)
in Lakeland, Florida was awarded the LEED Gold Certification by USGBC
under the New Construction rating system.
CEA provided Mechanical
and Plumbing design and the Energy
Model for this project.
First "Net Zero Energy" Commercial Building.
Some of the work
a gray water system for the restrooms,
high efficiency air handling units,
and a large array
of photovoltaic panels (see second picture below).
Photos taken August 5, 2009
Largo Community Center - received a LEED NC Platinum rating in
As of that date, there were only 3 other LEED NC Platinum rated
buildings in the state
CEA provided Mechanical design, Plumbing
design for this new construction project, as well as
the Energy Model. The HVAC System for this 27,684 square foot building
air cooled chillers, a central station air handling unit, energy recovery
VAV boxes, duct silencers, and a state-of-the-art HVAC Control system.
Photo taken November 24, 2010
The Plumbing System consisted of a high efficiency gas water heater for the kitchen
and a passive solar water heating system for the main restrooms. The plumbing
fixtures selected reduced the estimated water consumption by 43%.
This building won the prestigious Innovative Architecture and Design
Award from Recreation Management Magazine and is featured
in their May 2011 issue. http://www.recmanagement.com/201105aw1d.php
Mosaic Building Corporate Headquarters - Lake Hutto, Florida - Built in
Lake Hutto, Florida
as the headquarters for Mosaic's phosphate business unit
and supply chain group, CEA provided the Enhanced Commissioning and
was also the
LEED Administrator for this 110,000 square foot, 4-story building.
Mosaic received a LEED Gold Certification under the New Construction
rating system for this building
in November 2011
One of the interesting aspects of this project is the
high reflectivity, low
used to maintain low heat loads
on the mechanical system and decrease utility demand.
Photos taken January 28, 2010
Progress Energy Operations Center - Wildwood, FL
At approximately 27,000 square feet,
this building is the new Northern Transmission
Emergency Control Center for Progress Energy. CEA provided
Fundamental Commissioning for this project.
awarded LEED Silver
under New Construction Version 2.2 rating system on January 31, 2011.
project for Progress Energy,
and they followed shortly
afterwards with one in Crystal River, FL.
Photo taken September 01, 2010
Some of the design aspects included: high efficiency air cooled chiller,
variable volume air handling unit, premium efficiency chilled water pumps,
an energy recovery ventilator, high efficiency ductless split systems,
use of non-CFC/HCFC based refrigerants, emergency back-up generator,
outside airflow monitoring station, building management system,
water efficient landscaping, high efficiency building envelope, and lighting.
Progress Energy Crystal River - LEED Enhanced Commissioning
CEA was the Commissioning Authority for this
new construction. This project
Silver Certification under the New
Some of the design aspects
of the building included: DX VAV RTUs, constant
volume DX RTUs serving the IT Rooms, roof mounted exhaust fans, low flow water
fixtures, high efficiency building
envelope and kitchen, lab, and welding hoods.
Sarasota County Fire Station #3 - LEED Enhanced Commissioning
CEA was the Commissioning Authority for this 7,200
fire station. This project received LEED
under the New
Construction rating system.
Some of the design aspects
of the building included: high efficiency
air handling units,
building envelope, gray
systems for irrigation and restrooms,
solar hot water
low flow/low consumption plumbing fixtures,
refrigerants, and high efficiency lighting with occupancy sensors.
Photo taken October 08, 2009
Sarasota County Fire Station #15 – LEED Enhanced Commissioning
This fire station is
8,190 square feet
and it received a
Silver Certification under
New Construction (NC V2.2) rating system
on March 02, 2011.
the Commissioning Authority for this project.
Some of the design aspects of the building included: high efficiency air
handling units, high efficiency building envelope, gray water systems
for irrigation and restrooms, solar hot water heating, low flow/low consumption
plumbing fixtures, non CFC/HCFC refrigerants, high efficiency lighting
with occupancy sensors, and outside air monitoring.
Photo taken December 08, 2009
St. Petersburg Fire Station #8 - Fundamental Commissioning
At approximately 4,340 square feet,
this fire station
in St. Petersburg, Florida
received LEED Gold Certification under the New Construction
rating system on
March 01, 2012
Some of the design aspects of the building include: high efficiency variable refrigerant
flow heat pumps, use of non-CFC/HCFC based refrigerants, an energy recovery wheel,
increased outside air ventilation (30% more than required by ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2004),
high efficiency building envelope, lighting occupancy sensors, and reduced exterior lighting pollution.
Photo taken October 18, 2011
Celebration C5 Office Building - At approximately 103,189 square feet,
this office building in Celebration, Florida was awarded the LEED Gold
Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council
under the Core & Shell
CEA provided the Energy Model for this project.
Some of the design aspects of the building included: high efficiency variable
air volume packaged rooftop units, use of non-CFC/HCFC based refrigerants,
Energy Recovery wheels for the units serving high occupancy areas,
outside air monitoring station, CO2 sensors in high occupancy areas,
building energy management system with optimum start and stop controls,
high efficiency building envelope, and lighting occupancy sensors.
Kyra InfoTech, Inc. - Lakeland, Florida - received a LEED for New Construction
certificate in August 2011.
CEA provided the Energy Model for this project.
the design aspects included: high efficiency building envelope,
air handling units, water efficient landscaping,
low consumption/low flow fixtures.
Rendering courtesy of Furr & Wegman Architects, P.A.
GSA Office Building Jacksonville - CEA provided LEED Administrative services
for this 40,286 s.f. building in Jacksonville, FL which was LEED Certified
under the 2009 version of the LEED Commercial Interiors rating system.
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