UGI Utilities Corporate Headquarters 

, |Lancaster County, PA

Services Provided:

Mechanical|

Electrical|

Plumbing|

Fire Protection Design|

LEED Documentation Support|

Energy Modeling|

The project consists of a three-story, 92,000 square foot office building as the corporate headquarters for UGI Utilities. The building will have a LEED V4 Silver certification and includes a full commercial kitchen and Café, two-story central lobby, fitness area with yoga studio, and outdoor patio.

MEP/FP Special Features

The following strategies result in more than a 22% savings over ASHRAE 90.1-2010, totaling nine points in the Optimize Energy and Performance category in LEED V4:

A combined cooling, heating, and power (CCHP) plant limits electrical demand from the grid

Microturbines generate power and an absorption chiller/hydronic heating hot water system utilizes the waste heat

Conventional water-cooled chiller and hydronic boiler supplement capacity and provide redundancy

High delta T hydronic systems reduce first cost and pumping capacity

The air handling systems provide low-temperature air to fan powered variable air volume boxes to reduce first cost, fan capacity

Car charging stations

LED light fixtures with daylight sensors to automatically dim lighting

Building management system with a comprehensive metering/monitoring package