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I. Administrative Section 
2. Project Description (One Sentence): This is a project to replace various components associated with the hybrid HVAC system serving the NNAMHS Administration Building #1.
3a. Project Location: County: Washoe
3b. Project Location: City: Sparks
4. Department (department requesting project): DHHS
5. Division (division requesting project): MH/DS
6. Agency (agency requesting project): NNAMHS
7. Agency contact person: Kurt Green, ASO III
8. Contact phone: 775.688.2030
9. Contact email:
The Department ranking of this project:
10. The Department will rank their projects 1 through the lowest ranked project (i.e., If 5 projects were submitted by the Department a ranking of 1 would be assigned to the most important or most needed project and a ranking of 5 would be the least needed project).
11. Has this project been previously requested in a prior CIP? No
12. SPWD 4 digit Building No. (for existing buildings) 0326
13. Facility Condition Analysis Project No. (if recommended) 9985HVA1
14. Is the property State Owned? Yes
15. If the facility is existing, is it State owned? Yes
II. Narrative Section 
1. Project Description: This project is a continuation of SPWB project no.07-C30 to update and replace some of the induction units, all controls and associated valves and piping systems on the first floor. This project will also include replacing the antiquated Alerton DDS system used to control the air handling units and various temperature controls that no longer provide reliable service. New chilled water circulation pumps for each air handler along with new actuators and balancing valves for both the heating and chilled water systems of each air handler, along with automated fire smoke dampers and new duct detectors. Also being requested are a new a/c unit for the basement phone room, and a package rooftop unit with ducting for the front annex of building 1 that currently uses radiant heat that is inadequate for winter service.
2. Project Justification: Due to the installation of a new chiller and recent boiler system installations as part of SPWB project no.07-C30, a large portion of the overall HVAC system in Building 1 has been updated. However, temperature control problems continue to plague the hybrid system on both floors as we employ induction units with pneumatic controls. This system does not provide reliable temperature control due to the age and condition of the associated equipment. The piping system is in need of replacement because the black iron piping has become corroded and plugged up. The pneumatic valves and associated piping are inoperable in some cases due to corrosion. The front annex of Building 1 has some issues staying warm due to the radiant system being inadequate. The Alerton control system that controls the air handling units for the entire building is in need of replacement due to it's age and antiquated technology, thereby no longer providing reliable and energy efficient service.
3. Project Background Information: As part of SPWB project no. 07-C30 Building 1 received a new boiler system in 2008 to replace the central heat plant and a new air cooled chiller system in 2013. The current heating and cooling systems serving Building 1 needs this auxiliary equipment upgraded to accommodate the comfort and health of the clients and staff.
4. Mechanical and/or Electrical Equipment Replacement Projects:
a. Type of equipment to be replaced: DDC controls,piping,valves,a/c units
b. Year existing equipment was installed: 1995 and older
c. Manufacturer of existing equipment: Carrier Honeywell Rheem Alerton
d. Model of existing equipment: various equipment
e. Are there any known hazardous material abatement? Unknown
5. Ramifications if the Project is not Approved (short essay): The new chiller and boiler installed as part of SPWB project no. 07-C30 will not provide a satisfactory level of service until the auxiliary systems have been updated. The systems are under threat of failure from a variety of issues such as plugged piping, leaks and freezing. The boiler is outside in the elements and currently is the only boiler (no backup). if it fails, the possibility of freezing will render the building unusable and severe property damage is possible.
Health, Life Safety, and/or Legal Issues
6. Please describe any health, life safety, and/or legal issues that will be resolved by completing this project (Short Essay): The health issues of staff and clients will greatly improve. The building will be less likely to have serious catastrophic failures as a result and safety will be improved. the life safety aspects of this project include an updated fire smoke damper system and new duct detectors in the air handling units that will bring the building up to current standards.
7. Proposed Project Schedule Impacts/Issues
a. Will this project require relocating personnel or vacating the building for any period of time? No
b. Has any design work been completed on the proposed project? Unknown
c. What is the latest date this project could be completed without disrupting your program? 06/30/2017
d. What is the driving proposed completion date? Availability of funds and for the health, comfort and safety of clients and staff along with the energy cost savings.
III. Preliminary Construction and Funding Sources Section 
Preliminary Construction Cost Estimate and Funding Sources (The SPWD will prepare all final cost estimates. This schedule is for preliminary purposes only.)
1. Land (if land must be purchased):
2. Off-site construction:
3. On-site Development:
4. Utility connection fees:
5. Water rights deeded:
6. Furniture, Fixture and Equipment:
7. Specialty equipment:
8. Data and network equipment:
9. Telephone equipment costs:
10. Moving:
11. Renovation of vacated space:
12. Correction of known deficiencies:
(describe deficiencies)
13. Any known commitments:
(describe commitments)
14. Known hazardous material abatement:
(describe hazardous materials)
15. Total project costs:
16. Proposed funding of total project cost:
a. Agency:
b. Federal
c. Other/Donor
d. State 350000
(describe source of 'Other/ Donor' funding):
17. Agency point of contact for outisde funding if 16a, 16b, or 16c funding sources are providing funds.
a. Name
b. Phone Number
c. Email Address
IV. Site Analysis Section 
Site Analysis (New construction only)
1. Estimated land area to be acquired (acres)
2. Will this project require new parking spaces?
3. Are utilities available to site?
4. Will project require relocation of existing utilities?
5. Are there any required off-site improvements (or right-of-way dedications)?
6. Is the site in a flood plain?
7. Is the site in an airport impact zone?
8. Does the site contain any underground storage tanks?
9. Does the site contain any adverse soil conditions?
10. Will the site require an environmental assessment?
11. Will rezoning or a special use permit be required?
12. Will any Utility connection fees need to be paid?
13. Will any water rights need to be deeded?
14. Will construction traffic degrade existing access or facilities?
15. Will the site require any hazardous material abatement?
16. Other site considerations affecting cost? (describe):
Describe Site Considerations:
V. Programming Section 
Programming (New construction, building remodels, and building additions only)
1. Has any architectural programming occurred?
(Programming is an architectural definition of the needs/problems that must be addressed by the project)
2. Has any advanced planning occurred in previous CIPs? Yes
3. Usable Square footage required (including storage space)
a. New Construction SF:
b. Remodel/Renovation SF:
c. Addition SF
d.Total project SF:
4. Occupancy type (Assembly, business, educational, factory/industrial, high hazard, institutional, mercantile, residential, storage, utility/miscellaneous) :
5. Approximate number of staff to occupy facility:
6. Approximate number of visitors per day:
7. Will this project require funding for any furnishings, fixtures and equipment? Unknown
8. For existing facilities, are there any known hazardous materials? (i.e., Asbestos, lead paint or underground storage tanks): Unknown
9. How many years of future growth will this project accommodate?
10. List of required facilites (laboratory space, classroom space, office space, conference rooms, cafeterias, maintenance shops, garages) and any unusual related equipment required for your project: