Morrissey Engineering 4940 Building

Morrissey Engineering 4940 Building

This $2.2 million 15,580 GSF new construction office building houses the offices of Morrissey Engineering Inc.

Services Provided

Design Features

  • LEED consulting
  • Energy modeling
  • Fundamental and enhanced commissioning
  • Alternative transportation with designated parking spaces for carpools and energy-efficient vehicles
  • Interior bike storage, changing rooms and showers
  • 2.5 acre pond water used for rainwater detention from the roof
  • Non-potable irrigation water pumped from the pond
  • Restroom facilities that use water-conserving fixtures - 56% water savings
  • ground coupled heat pump system that provides highly efficient heating and cooling
  • Energy recovery unit used to precondition ventilation air
  • Views of the outdoors for 90 percent of occupants from their workspace
  • Daylight harvesting techniques employed by use of a Digital Addressable Lighting Interface system in which every fixture can be individually controlled and dimmed based on available natural light - Lighting Power Density - 0.33W/sf
  • Extensive measurement and verification equipment incorporated into the design. Mechanical, lighting, general power and renewable energy systems are individually metered to accurately track building performance
  • Realtime monitoring and analysis of energy performance via a building dashboard, accessible through the company website
  • Enhanced indoor air quality achieved through utilization of MERV 13 filters and ultraviolet lamps in each heat pump
  • 25kW Photovoltaic system with an expected annual energy production that will serve at least 20% of the building's energy consumption

 

Project

LEED Platinum Certified New Construction

Location

Omaha, Nebraska

Square Footage

15,580  GSF

Completion Date

October 2008

Architects

Sinclair Hille Architects
Holland Basham Architects