Renovation and addition to an existing four-story, institutional building owned by Boston University. The building will serve primarily as a daycare with offices for associated support staff.
GGD provided engineering services for Fire Protection, Plumbing, HVAC, and Electrical, systems. A study of the existing systems was conducted which moved the project into the design phase.
The design includes high-efficiency lighting systems, a distributed digital lighting control system, two-way communications call boxes system, fire alarm and mass notification system, air-cooled split chiller, energy recovery units, high-efficiency hot water condensing boilers, electric terminal heating units, electric point-of-use water heaters, water metering, and domestic gas-fired water heaters.
This project is designed to meet LEED requirements.
Boston University Children's Center
10 Lenox Street, Brookline, MA 02446