San Mateo Public Library

San Mateo, California

The San Mateo Public Library is a 3-story library with underground garage. Taylor Engineers' commissioning plan for this project meets LEED Prerequisite and Additional Cx credit. As a result of Taylor Engineers' work this building received LEED Gold certification.

HVAC design at San Mateo Public Library includes a resource efficient underfloor air distribution approach. The main cooling source for this project is a single water-cooled chiller. Additionally, for elevator equipment rooms, telecom rooms, and electrical rooms a split system AC unit provides cooling.

Awards:
“Savings by Design” recognition from Pacific Gas & Electric
Green Business certification from the City and County of San Mateo
Green Building Award 2007, Sustainable San Mateo County
Best Community Impact Award 2007, San Francisco Business Times
Green Building Award, Best of ’06, McGraw-Hill Construction
Civic Building Award, Best of ’06, McGraw-Hill Construction
Green Award 2008, San Mateo Area Chamber of Commerce.

Size (ft²)

90,000

Stories

3

Project Type

Library

Scope of Work

Mechanical and control system design review and commissioning.

Completed

2006

Owner

City of San Mateo

Architect

EHDD

Contractors

N/A

Photographer

BrokenSphere / Wikimedia Commons

References

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