Case Studies

Wake Forest Biotech Place

Winston-Salem, NC, United States, United States
Leed award
Mixed Use
Completed: 2012
Wake Forest Biotech Place

The project included three five-story buildings, representing 242,000sq ft.

The project involved converting a historical warehouse and machine repair facility, and retrofitting into labs and office spaces.

The project included the use of the Web-based EC-Net-AX platform for HVAC control, direct integration into mechanical and electrical equipment, energy monitoring and a reporting dashboard.
Controllers installed were ECB Series BACnet programmable controllers.

The system was engineered and installed to support the building’s anticipated LEED Gold Certification and achieved 31.5 percent in energy costs savings over ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2007.

The facility was up fitted to National Park Service standards for preserving historical buildings.

Number of Buildings3
Total Area242,000
Special Features

This project included chilled beam applications, and was featured in the ASHRAE Journal.

Products/Equipment Installed

Distech Controls EC-Net-AX Supervisor
Distech Controls EC-BOS
Distech Controls ECB Series Controllers

Systems IntegratedBoiler, Chiller, HVAC, VAV, Laboratory, Power Monitoring
Number of Devices750
System Points7,500
System IntegratorEnvirotrol
Controls ContractorEnvirotrol
Controls ContractorDistech Controls Inc.