GHT Limited provided MEP engineering design services for Parcel G, an 11-story, Class A, mixed-use commercial office and retail building at the corner of New Jersey Avenue, SE and N Street, SE at the Navy Yard. Parcel G features office space on floors one through 11, street-level retail, lobbies, office tenant amenities, several levels of outdoor patios, adaptable meeting space, and two levels of underground parking. Parcel G included an evaluation of the base building MEP systems and an assessment of the base systems’ ability to support controllability, sustainability, and outside air requirements as well as LEED initiatives. The project is pursuing LEED Gold Certification in New Construction & Major Renovation.
All of the electrical systems were designed in accordance with the latest applicable editions of the National Fire Protection Association Codes, National Electrical Code, International Building Code, applicable NFPA pamphlets, applicable energy codes, and as amended by the DCRA local authority having jurisdiction.
Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems (DOAS) were installed to maximize energy efficiency, both chilled water primary and secondary DOAS high-temp DOAS chilled water distribution systems to facilitate demand-based production.