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UTSWMC New University Hospital

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Owner: UTSWMC Engineer: Purdy-McGuire Inc. General Contractor: Holder Mechanical Contractor: Dynamic Systems, Inc. Products Used: Marley Cooling Towers, PACO HVAC Pumps, Nexus Valve Packages, and Elbi 14" Fabricated Suction Diffusers Brief Description: This 6,000-ton central utility plant serves the new University Hospital for UT Southwestern Medical Center.  Purdy-McGuire designed a 5-cell all-stainless Marley cooling tower which was purchased through Holder Construction.  Fourteen (14) PACO horizontal split-case pumps were chosen by Purdy-McGuire and Dynamic Systems for their highest efficiency and industrial construction.

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Parkland Hospital Ctrl Utility Plant

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Owner: Dallas County Engineer: Burns McDonnell General Contractor: JE Dunn Mechanical Contractor: TDIndustries Products Used: Marley Cooling Towers, PACO HVAC Pumps, Lakos Sidestream Filter, and Nexus Valve Packages Brief Description: This 13,750-ton central utility plant supports the nearly 2.5 million square foot Parkland Hospital.  McMillan James partnered with Burns McDonnell to design a Marley 6-cell field-erected cooling tower with custom facade.  The fiberglass field-erected tower was chosen for its lower operating costs and more aesthetic appearance.  MJEC also provided plume analysis for interaction with the nearby DART station.  Alongside TDIndustries, MJEC provided (18) PACO horizontal split-case pumps for chilled water, condenser water and heating hot water.  Additionally, a Lakos side stream separator, at 4125-gpm was provided for filtering the open condenser water loop.

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Rick Husband Amarillo Int Airport

Owner: Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport Engineer: Reynolds, Smith and Hills, Inc. General Contractor: Western Builders Mechanical Contractor: Scottco Mechanical Architect: Shivert-Megert & Associates Products Used: Systecon Packaged Pumping Systems and PACO HVAC Pumps (End Suction) Brief Description: When Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport decided to expand and renovate their terminals, they also decided to employ a complicated and highly-efficient variable-primary pumping system.  To optimize the system, and translate a high-effiency concept into a real-world system, they utilized Systecon for their pumping systems.  The chilled water, condenser water and heating water systems are all pumped via packaged, skidded pumping systems, with integral PLC controls.  The systems utilize eleven (11) PACO end suction pumps.

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Baylor South Central Utility Plant

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Owner: Baylor University Medical Center Engineer: Meinhardt/SWA Mechanical Contractor: MEDCO Architect: Perkins+Will Products Used: Marley NC stainless steel crossflow cooling towers and PACO horizontal split case pumps. Brief Description: This 7,200-ton central plant located in downtown Dallas serves the main campus of Baylor University Medical Center. The project team chose the Marley cooling towers (Two 3-cell towers) for their higher capacity capability and gear-drive design. Six 400-HP PACO pumps were provided with John Crane "cartridge-type" seals.

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UTD CUP Upgrade

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Very challenging installation, added 6000 GPM Cell to existing 3 Cell Field-Erected Marley Cooling Tower. Partnered with the engineer, PSP and Trevino Mechanical for the installation.

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