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San Francisco Old Mint - San Francisco, CA

The 100,000 sq. ft. classical revival styled Mint was built in 1874 for two million dollars.  The $89.7 million renovation and adaptive reuse project transformed the Mint into the first U.S. history museum to be built in the 21st century. The Mint is one of the first LEED-Certified (probably LEED Gold or Platinum) National Landmarks in the United States. NBA provided complete MEP design services. NBA worked with other consultants to avoid damage to or visual impact on the historic building elements while incorporating the latest green design technology for the LEED rating.  NBA provided final dynamic analysis of the building envelope using DOE2. Title 24 Energy to exceed energy requirements and design for regenerative power, i.e. photovoltaic. NBA provided plumbing calculations and construction documents for all plumbing systems including plumbing design for water pressure booster pump and fire pump. A Separate HVAC system was designed for the enclosed courtyard. Provided energy management direct digital control for HVAC system.  Electrical power and lighting design include load calculations and location of meter and service points. NBA designed data, telephone and wireless networking.  Special fire protection delivers addressable, multiplex type detection. Alarm system includes pull stations, alarm horns, strobes, water flow annunciation, smoke detection, and fire damper interface capability.

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