CBRNE APG Command HQ Buildings 5016 & 5046

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

Bowman provided commissioning services for the 20th CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives) headquarters facility. Design included renovating existing buildings 5016 and 5046, totaling 94,472 sq. ft. and 92,006 sq. ft. to provide a command suite with offices, a SCIF, arms room, operations center, conference rooms, file and functions of a standard command and control facility. Both buildings are designed to be LEED Silver certified.

Commissioning services included review of Owner Project Requirements (OPR), review of design intent documents, preparation of the commissioning plan, commissioning specifications, shop drawing review and approval, construction coordination/commissioning meeting, validation of proper and thorough installation of Division 22, 23, and 26 systems and equipment, mechanical systems balancing verification, Functional Performance Testing (FTP) of MEP systems, FPT of control sequences, documentation of tests/procedures/installations, documentation of O&M procedures, sequencing of HVAC plumbing and electrical systems commissioning work, preparation of final commissioning report, review of O&M Manual, and development of Commissioning Systems Manual.

Systems commissioned include:

  • Chilled water system,
  • Heating water system
  • Air handling units
  • Energy recovery wheels
  • VAV terminal units
  • Split system A/C units
  • Computer room A/C units
  • Unitary A/C units
  • General exhaust fans
  • Vehicle exhaust fans
  • Unit heaters
  • Chemical water treatment system
  • Condensing units
  • CO2 CO & NO sensors
  • HVAC- interlocked occupancy sensors
  • BAS graphics
  • Domestic water heater
  • Compressed air systems
  • Fuel oil systems
  • Gear oil systems
  • Grease system
  • Sump pumps
  • Flush valves
  • Occupancy sensor activated fixtures
  • Dimming switches
  • Occupancy sensors
  • Light fixtures
  • Electrical switchgear
  • Power distribution panel