Roskens Hall, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Omaha, NE

  • $13 million renovation of 83,770 sf facility, where final LEED Silver design resulted with 20% savings of ASRAE Standard 90.1-2004
  • FanWall Technologies, an integrated system of fans, motors, cabinetry, controls and accessories for the large air handling unit. The system provides quiet and vibration-free operation, optimized energy efficiency from design minimum to maximum flow, redundancy and low-cost maintenance and service
  • Control of the HVAC system for individual offices provides a high level of thermal comfort
  • Generator provides back-up power for life safety systems and IT
  • Low flow water closets, urinals, and lavatories to conserve water
  • Voice evacuation fire alarm system for mass notification
  • Data cable system, Voice Over IP phones, and HD audiovisual system
  • LED, fluorescent, and daylighting
  • State-of-the-art grounding electrode system provides the lowest resistance for sensitive electronic equipment
  • Electronic metering and web-enabled building management system provides real-time data for monitoring energy use
  • Classroom CO2 controls to monitor ventilation system; ensures system maintains design requirements at maximum efficiency based on number of occupants by controlling damper at VAV box
  • Dedicated telecommunications room on each of the six floors meets TIA / EIA standards
  • Security system, digital displays, and master clock powered over ethernet
  • ACEC Nebraska Honor Award
  • IES Illumination Merit Award