Northern Kentucky University

College of Informatics

Project Overview

Heapy provided Commissioning Services for Griffin Hall, a new academic building at the emerging College of Informatics on the Northern Kentucky University campus.   The building is 112,000 SF and includes classrooms, computer labs, a digitorium (digital auditorium), television/media studios and control rooms, teaching labs, research/partnership space, CAVE (a computer assisted virtual environment) offices, and support space.

The following building systems were Commissioned:

  • Steam to Hot Water System (including associated pumps)
  • Chilled Water System (including associated pumps)
  • Central Air Handling Systems
  • Terminal Units (Variable Air Volume Units)
  • Exhaust Systems
  • Unit Heaters and Cabinet Unit heaters
  • Automatic temperature control system
  • Lighting Controls Systems to meet LEED Energy Credit criteria
  • Domestic water generation, distribution, pumping and mixing systems required to meet LEED Water Efficiency Credit criteria
  • Perimeter Radiant heating system (Fin tube Radiators)
  • Electrical/Lighting controls system
  • Theatrical Lighting System
  • Integrated Building System

Thought Content

Planning for the New Normal

In Planning for the NEW NORMAL, we must provide ways to make the built environment safe and healthy. What Strategic Operations Planning is necessary to ensure your Organization and its facilities, equipment, and people are prepared for the “What’s Next?”

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