Department of State Energy Conservation Management
CTSI provides the Department of State Overseas Building Operations office with architectural and engineering services for Energy Conservation Management. Project planning, facility renovation, rehabilitation, restoration, and system replacement projects are required for posts worldwide.
Site elements that CTSI must consider under this contract include: architectural, historic preservation, landscape architecture, master planning, space planning, electrical distribution systems, mechanical systems, structural, blast, civil/geotechnical engineering, seismic, security systems/engineering, lighting systems, acoustical engineering, chem-bio (NBC) engineering, information/telecommunications systems, cost estimating, interior design, environmental, fire protection and alarm systems. Routine administrative coordination of the various disciplines involved; and ascertaining and working within the U.S. Government's requirements and the applicable laws, codes and standards at the overseas project sites are critical.
The ECM elements for these sites entails: install flow restrictors, replace incandescent lighting, install occupancy lighting control sensors, seal building openings, install insulation, replace inefficient air conditioning units, install timers, install central air conditioning control system, reduce building air leakage, install insulated ceiling, and power factor correction.