Kenyon College

Art History Museum

Project Overview

Heapy provided LEED Commissioning Services for the Kenyon College Art History/Museum Gallery (AHMG) Building project in Gambier, Ohio. This new 32,000 SF building consists of classrooms, offices, an art gallery, museum exhibits and lecture hall.

The following systems were Commissioned as a part of this project:
Water to water geothermal heat pump units nominal 30 tons units including pumps
Closed Loop Geothermal Wells
Central Air Handling Systems, Exhaust Ventilation Systems
Automatic Temperature Control System
Lighting Controls Systems to meet LEED Energy Credit criteria
Domestic water generation, pumping and mixing systems and Terminal Units

These Commissioning Services meet the requirements of the Fundamental Building Systems Commissioning Prerequisite, (EAp1) as described in the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design for New Construction (LEED-NC) Rating System, version 2.2.

These Commissioning Services also meet the requirements of the Enhanced Commissioning Credit (EAc3) of the USGBC’s LEED-NC Rating System, version 2.2.

The building is LEED Silver.


32,000 SF


Thought Content

Planning for the New Normal
Plumbing Systems Re-Occupancy and Ongoing Operations

Your building may have been shut down these past many months due to WFH/COVID. Minimal use of your building’s water systems creates stagnant water in your plumbing system piping and equipment, which promotes the growth of Legionella and/or other biofilm-associated bacteria. This places your building occupants at risk when re-occupancy occurs. Now is the time to develop and implement a safe and effective Water Management Plan to protect your building occupants, maximizing their health and safety upon re-occupancy.

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