Lafayette Science Museum & Planterium | Lafayette, Louisiana
New construction of a three story museum and planetarium building which is located in downtown Lafayette, Louisiana. The Mechanical design included a chilled water central plant including air cooled chillers, pumps, built-up air handling units, and variable air volume boxes electric reheat and dehumidification. Critical temperatures and humidity levels were maintained through the DDC temperature control system. The plumbing and sprinkler system for the facility was also part of the design for this project. Sprinkler systems included a wet pipe system throughout the building with a VESDA system combined with a preaction system for the planetarium. The Electrical design included general ambiance lighting, theatrical (art) lighting, emergency backup capability, power distribution, voice evacuation fire protection and alarm system and voice/data com.