When the Tennessee Board of Regents needed a dependable, community-driven firm to bring in new HVAC systems and upgrade the electrical at various campuses of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT), they called on Gresham Smith to get the job done. From the initial design, to analyzing the scope and estimating the cost of the project, to overseeing its’ completion, the firm is responsible for delivering high-quality results that will advance future generations of Tennesseans.
Hartsville CampusIn need of new lighting for several classroom spaces, the Hartsville campus asked Gresham Smith to investigate how they could holistically redesign the space to accommodate a new electrical system and LED lights. Utilizing a mix of wall-mounted fixtures, recessed lighting, and suspended fixtures, our designers delivered a cost-efficient, high-performance, sustainable solution that will modernize the classrooms.
Murfreesboro CampusGresham Smith was tasked with improving and replacing the campus’ HVAC system, as well as assessing ways to improve the current plumbing system. To improve the ability of the system to maintain occupant comfort and distribute conditioned air, we recommended replacing the aging existing systems and installing a new 10-ton chilled water vertical air handler, and upgrading the existing four gas-fired heaters, gas flues, and valving.
Since we didn’t have any drawings of the existing plumbing to reference, we suggested investigating the existing system’s layout and conditions prior to any beginning demolition or installing new equipment. The firm is working with TCAT to select a plumbing contractor that will inspect 350 feet of piping and analyze how the building’s sewer system can be reconfigured and strengthened.