Central Utility Plant Expansion

Central Utility Plant Expansion

Location: Silver Spring, Md.

Client: U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

Burns & McDonnell provided commissioning, including technical design review, as a subconsultant to Honeywell Building Solutions, on a $213 million central utility plant expansion at the U.S. FDA White Oak campus. The expansion features a 24.5-MW combined heat and power plant with three gas combustion turbine generators, three 2,500-ton electrical chillers, 2 million gallons of thermal energy storage, three heat recovery steam generators, an auxiliary boiler and two emergency diesel generators. Burns & McDonnell is helping the project meets U.S. General Services Administration P100 and LEED Silver standards.