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I. Administrative Section 
1. Project Name: 2% Deferred Maintenance Projects - Mechanical Projects
2. Project Description (One Sentence): This project includes replacement of out dated mechanical equipment at the three main campuses.
3a. Project Location: County: Clark
3b. Project Location: City: Las Vegas
4. Department (department requesting project): NSHE
5. Division (division requesting project): CSN
6. Agency (agency requesting project): N/A
7. Agency contact person: Sherri Payne
8. Contact phone: (702) 651-2663
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). 1
11. Has this project been previously requested in a prior CIP? No
12. SPWD 4 digit Building No. (for existing buildings) 2535, 1966, 2085
13. Facility Condition Analysis Project No. (if recommended) N/A
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 to replace remodel the mechanical systems on each of the three main campuses. 1. Henderson Central Plant - This project will create a new central plant located just south of the C building. Buildings A, B and C will then be connected to the central plan. This portion of the project includes: hydronic line installation between the A and C buildings, piping from the C building to the new central plant, new pumps and controls, a new cooling tower in the central plan, and electrical upgrades. 2. Cheyenne Telecom Chillers – This project will replace the existing screw chillers with newer, more efficient models. 3. West Charleston (WCC) Central Plant – This project will re-design the layout of the existing central plan from two separate parts to one combined unit. It will also replace old, outdated equipment. 4. WCC D/E re-pipe - The D/E building mechanical system will re-pipe the current configuration into a more effective design. 5. WCC G Building Second Floor Retrofit - The existing mechanical system does not match the use of the building. A remodel of this area will convert the system to correspond to its current use, and save the College money in energy costs. 6. WCC E Building Chiller – This project will replace the old chiller in the building. The E Building has a fifteen year old chiller. This chiller is at the end of its life cycle and in need of replacement. This project will help provide a newer, more efficient model for the building.
2. Project Justification: 1. Henderson Central Plant - At Henderson campus, each building on campus currently has its own separate mechanical system. Unfortunately, this is the least efficient method of cooling/heating the campus. This project will create a new central plant located just south of the C building. Each existing building on campus will be connected to the central plan to help provide greater efficiency and redundancy. 2. Cheyenne Telecom Chillers - The Telecom building at Cheyenne is in need of new chillers. The existing screw chiller has recently had their barrels recoated to prevent corrosion. Unfortunately, this will only extend the life of the chiller a few more years. The existing screw chillers are not the most efficient units and have low temperature control problems. This project will replace these old chillers with newer, more efficient models. 3. West Charleston (WCC) Central Plant - The existing central plant currently controls four buildings. It utilizes five chillers for this operation. The chillers are becoming less and less efficient with age. This building consumes the highest amount of energy on this campus. In addition, the controls are starting to go out of date. The plant can be utilized more efficiently and effectively if it is combined into one plant and the existing chillers and boilers are replaced with more efficient units. 4. WCC D/E re-pipe - The D/E building does not have any redundancy in its mechanical system. This project will re-pipe the existing system to allow for true redundancy and bring the piping to current standard configuration preventing future building failures. 5. WCC G Building Second Floor Retrofit - The G Building second floor retrofit will help the College conserve energy. The original G Building was designed for three floors of science labs that would require 100% air change over. Currently, the labs on the second floor are not used for this purpose. The labs housed in these areas are for geology and physics. These labs do not have the same intensive air change requirements as the chemistry labs. A remodel of this area will convert the system to correspond to its current use, and save the College money in energy costs. 6. WCC E Building Chiller –The E Building has a fifteen year old chiller. This chiller is at the end of its life cycle and in need of replacement. This project will help provide a newer, more efficient model for the building.
3. Project Background Information: Many of the mechanical systems at CSN are old, out of date and in need of replacement. CSN is currently in the process of changing out these old systems to newer, more energy efficient models. While some of the units are just being replaced with more efficient models, other systems are in need of a re-design to help effectively heat and cool the spaces. The projects listed in this submittal are the next mechanical systems in line for replacement.
4. Mechanical and/or Electrical Equipment Replacement Projects:
a. Type of equipment to be replaced: chillers, boilers, hydronic lines, cooling tower
b. Year existing equipment was installed: 1999, varies
c. Manufacturer of existing equipment: York, Lochinvar, BAC, Turbocore, C rest, Evapco
d. Model of existing equipment:
e. Are there any known hazardous material abatement? Unknown
5. Ramifications if the Project is not Approved (short essay): All of these mechanical systems are getting old and are at the end of their life spans. It is necessary to replace this equipment before it fails completely. While we are continually patching the equipment, there will come a point that we will not be able to get these units back up and running.
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): N/A
7. Proposed Project Schedule Impacts/Issues
a. Will this project require relocating personnel or vacating the building for any period of time? No
Explain: These are all mechanical projects and will not require the relocation of staff.
b. Has any design work been completed on the proposed project? Yes
c. What is the latest date this project could be completed without disrupting your program? 2018
d. What is the driving proposed completion date? Failure of mechanical equipment.
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): 0
2. Off-site construction: 0
3. On-site Development: 4,836,000
4. Utility connection fees: 0
5. Water rights deeded: 0
6. Furniture, Fixture and Equipment: 0
7. Specialty equipment: 0
8. Data and network equipment: 0
9. Telephone equipment costs: 0
10. Moving: 0
11. Renovation of vacated space: 0
12. Correction of known deficiencies: 0
(describe deficiencies) N/A
13. Any known commitments: 0
(describe commitments) N/A
14. Known hazardous material abatement: 0
(describe hazardous materials) N/A
15. Total project costs: 0
16. Proposed funding of total project cost: 0
a. Agency: 0
b. Federal 0
c. Other/Donor 0
d. State 4,836,000
(describe source of 'Other/ Donor' funding): N/A
Total: 4,836,000
17. Agency point of contact for outisde funding if 16a, 16b, or 16c funding sources are providing funds.
a. Name N/A
b. Phone Number N/A
c. Email Address N/A
IV. Site Analysis Section 
Site Analysis (New construction only)
1. Estimated land area to be acquired (acres) 0
2. Will this project require new parking spaces? No
3. Are utilities available to site? Yes
4. Will project require relocation of existing utilities? Unknown
5. Are there any required off-site improvements (or right-of-way dedications)? No
6. Is the site in a flood plain? No
7. Is the site in an airport impact zone? No
8. Does the site contain any underground storage tanks? No
9. Does the site contain any adverse soil conditions? Unknown
10. Will the site require an environmental assessment? No
11. Will rezoning or a special use permit be required? No
12. Will any Utility connection fees need to be paid? No
13. Will any water rights need to be deeded? No
14. Will construction traffic degrade existing access or facilities? No
15. Will the site require any hazardous material abatement? Unknown
16. Other site considerations affecting cost? (describe): No
Describe Site Considerations: N/A
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? No
3. Usable Square footage required (including storage space)
a. New Construction SF: 0
b. Remodel/Renovation SF: 0
c. Addition SF 0
d.Total project SF:
4. Occupancy type (Assembly, business, educational, factory/industrial, high hazard, institutional, mercantile, residential, storage, utility/miscellaneous) : Utility/Misc
5. Approximate number of staff to occupy facility: 0
6. Approximate number of visitors per day: 0
7. Will this project require funding for any furnishings, fixtures and equipment? No
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? 20
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: Mechanical space