CCLLC was retained by Shelco to provide construction phase commissioning services of the new Ellington Airport Air Traffic Control Tower. The Tower is approximately 1,300 SQFT and 160 feet tall. It controls air traffic for civilian, commercial, military/homeland security, and NASA training operations. An accompanying utility building houses an emergency generator, fire pump, boilers, and HVAC pumps, and a utility yard includes fire water storage, chillers, a transformer, and a fuel tank. Our scope of work included developing specifications for commissioning, developing pre-functional checklists, and functional performance testing. Our team reviewed submittals related to the mechanical systems, reviewed O&M manuals for completeness, oversaw training for equipment and systems, documented and tracked all deficiencies and issues, and verified installation and startup of equipment. CCLLC prepared reports, field observations, issues and test results in a final report to Houston Airport Systems for acceptance of the project. Systems commissioned included:
- Mechanical: Chilled Water System, Heating Water System, Air Handling Equipment, BAS, Fuel Oil Systems.
- Plumbing: Domestic Water System, Gas Piping, Water Booster Pumps, Domestic Water Heater.
- Electrical: Breakers, Bypass ATS, Fire Pump ATS, Grounding System, Lightning Protection, Building Lighting Controls, Roller Window Shades, Taxiway Lighting.
- Life and Safety Systems: Fire Alarm System, Pre-Action System, Fire Pumps, Security/CCTV