Austin Community College

Austin, Texas

The Pinnacle Campus of Austin Community College is located in the largest high-rise building in Southwest Austin.  Encotech was retained to conduct an HVAC investigation of the building’s existing system to help the district determine the appropriate size variable air volume (VAV) units they should purchase for a building-wide VAV unit replacement project. 

Without disrupting operations or classes, Encotech studied existing drawings and reviewed existing conditions, ran a full heat-load analysis for the entire building, calculated and evaluated heat-load for each VAV unit, and prepared an engineering report based on the findings. 

Encotech also reviewed the existing duct and grill layouts and thermostat locations and recommended modifications to improve the performance of the existing HVAC systems.