HEA provided LEED commissioning services for two buildings on the Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville (SIUE) campus, the Vadalabene Center and Engineering Building.
The 101,000 sf SIUE Vadalabene Center houses many facilities, including two multipurpose gymnasia, a combat room, a resource center, an exercise physiology lab, a dance studio, a gymnastics room, a swimming pool, racquetball courts, dressing rooms, showers and saunas. HEA commissioned all HVAC, lighting and lighting controls systems.
The 37,000 sf SIUE Engineering Building is a world-class facility and includes classrooms, laboratories, and offices for: civil, computer, computer science, construction, electrical, industrial, manufacturing and mechanical engineering. The lower level houses a wind tunnel, a device that measures the strength of material samples, a cement mixing room, a robotics lab, computer integrated manufacturing equipment, other specialized labs and a 100-seat auditorium. HEA is commissioning all mechanical, electrical. plumbing, building envelope and BMS systems. The building envelope commissioning includes chamber test leakage diagnostics and air barrier breach diagnostics with fog machine.
HEA’s services satisfied LEED Energy and Atmosphere (EA) Prerequisite 1: Fundamental Commissioning of the Building Energy Systems and EA Credit 3: Enhanced Commissioning.