Dixon Elementary School
Larson Engineering provided MEP/FP and structural engineering services for renovations to an existing school located in the Chatham neighborhood of Chicago. Work included complete mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems upgrade, a boiler/chiller replacement, piping replacement and complete lighting replacement. Replaced two existing 7,000mbh 80+yr old steam boilers with new condensing boilers. The entire system was updated from steam to hot water heating, including new fin tube radiators, pumps and piping. Designed a three-story elevator addition with machine room and lobby, an ADA compliant ramp, new exterior stairs, exterior mechanical enclosure screen wall and new framing throughout the existing structure for new mechanical openings.