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University of Washington

Savery Hall Renovation, Seattle, WA

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University of Washington

a/e team

SRG Partnership

Wood Harbinger

Travis Fitzmaurice

construction team

Hoffman General Contractors

Auburn Mechanical

D.W. Close Electrical

Johnson Controls



project description

This project was a complete renovation and restoration of Savery Hall on the University of Washington Campus. The project was a full exterior restoration and complete redesign of the interior spaces. The work involved upgrades to its mechanical, electrical, seismic systems, interior layout, life safety, and accessibility. These upgrades and correction to other code deficiencies ensured the long preservation of this 85-year old campus building on the Liberal Arts Quadrangle. The projected work expects to exceed Silver LEED level requirements.

services provided

WJCx was hired by the Owner to provide LEED Commissioning Authority services. These services included design reviews, reviewing major submittals, development and execution of installation audits, integration of commissioning schedule into overall project schedule, oversight of Contractor startup, writing and overseeing the execution of the functional test procedures, review of the O&M documentation, and oversight of the Owner Training process.

systems tested

144 variable refrigerant flow systems including 12 outdoor unit zones, 1 heat recovery ventilation air handling unit, 3 natural ventilation wind tower systems with powered exhaust fan backup and occupant-interface controls for window operation red light/green light control, 3 miscellaneous exhaust systems, 1 split system air conditioning unit, 5 unit heaters, 1 domestic hot water heating system, 4 sump pumps, trap primers, classroom AV controls, lighting controls, building DDC system controls, and emergency power systems including egress lighting.