The initial project consisted of self-contained controls. After construction of the site and systems had been fully tested and commissioned, the owner made a decision to have a Building Automation System (BAS) installed. EEI was contracted to assist in the development of the BAS scope of work and fully test the system. This was the first service center to include a building automation system for remote monitoring and control and will set the standard for all future AEP Service Centers.
EEI’s commissioning efforts from design review through owners training and project close-out provided AEP with a fully functional, efficient facility for this regional service center. EEI has been consulted on several additional Service Center projects as a result of the successful completion of Lucasville. Many design related and installation related items identified during the Lucasville project will be implemented and become the standard for future AEP Service Centers.
Commissioned systems include VRF system (AHUs and cassettes, branch selectors and condensing units), DOAS unit, space heaters, ceiling and roof exhaust fans, make-up air units, energy recovery units, domestic hot water system, emergency generator and automatic transfer switches, and lighting controls, including occupancy and daylighting sensors.