Fairmont State University

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Adequate on-campus living options are crucial to universities and colleges, but so is keeping students comfortable. Fairmont State University in West Virginia faced this situation when replacing an old, on-campus apartment living complex with University Terrace – a 110,000-square-foot facility designed to house 345 students. With winters reaching below-zero temperatures, Fairmont State knew they needed something energy efficient, low maintenance, and offered each suite temperature control. Ultimately, they went with Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) technology. In this case study you will hear from both the school and the construction engineer on how VRF technology allows the university to save money over time and keep students happy. Download the PDF below to read more!

Fairmont State University

Project Location: Fairmont, West Virginia
Completion Date: October 2016

Project Team

  • HVAC Contractor: HRANEC Sheet Metal Incorporated, Uniontown, Pennsylvania
  • Engineering Consultant: McKinley & Associates, Wheeling, West Virginia
  • Distributor: Comfort Supply, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Mitsubishi Electric Equipment Installed

  • (18) PURY R2-Series Outdoor Units 
  • (3) PUHY Y-Series Outdoor Units
  • (4) PUMY S-Series Outdoor Units
  • (102) PEFY Ceiling-concealed Indoor Units
  • (11) PKFY Wall-mounted Indoor Units
  • (9) PLFY Ceiling-cassette Indoor Units
  • (57) PVFY Concealed Vertical Ducted Indoor Units
  • (4) EB-50A Centralized Controllers
  • (21) CMB BC Controllers
  • (171) PAC Simple MA Remote Controllers
  • (8) Remote Temperature Sensor Units for Indoor Units
Product Category
VRF Zoning Systems
Application
Educational Facility
Completion Date
October, 2016
Location
Other
Case Study Type
For Professionals
Text Box Type
energy savings/rebates/efficiency
new construction
zoning

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