Architect of the Capitol

HENRY ADAMS was the MEP engineer for the Architect of the Capitol.HENRY ADAMS was the MEP engineer for the Architect of the Capitol.
  • HENRY ADAMS was the MEP engineer for the Architect of the Capitol.
  • HENRY ADAMS was the MEP engineer for the Architect of the Capitol.

Henry Adams provided the MEP engineering design for the replacement of three utility set 100 HP fans as well as associated insulated ductwork and dampers serving the bag house at the US Capitol Power Plant. The Capitol Power Plant is a fossil-fuel burning power plant which provides steam and chilled water for the United States Capitol, the Supreme Court, the Library of Congress and 19 other buildings in the Capitol Complex. 

The mechanical scope includes the replacement of all of the reverse gas flue system ductwork, expansion joints, fans, power distribution panels and corresponding feeds to the fans/connections, attachments and supports. The electrical scope includes power for new equipment, replacement of disconnects adjacent to equipment, as well as starters remotely located in the power plant. 

The commissioning scope includes development of the commissioning plan, commissioning schedule, plan review, functional performance tests, pre-functional checklists for all systems included in the project scope, and a final commissioning report given to the owner.

Additional Information:

LocationWashington, DC
Completion Date
Construction Value $200,000
OwnerArchitect of the Capitol
ArchitectPenza + Bailey Architects
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