As the region’s premier entertainment venue, the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater is a contemporary landmark for Salt Lake City. The 2,500-seat, state of the art theater presents first run touring Broadway shows and concerts and provides an additional venue for Utah performance groups. Located downtown, the building anchors a vibrant arts district.
The building’s design draws from the theater’s surroundings, particularly a glassy office tower to be built to the north and the historic Salt Lake Tribune Building, a 1920’s brick-clad tower to the south. From Main Street, visitors enter the theater lobby and a Winter Garden that can open to the street. Taking cues from other downtown buildings, the Eccles Theater’s exterior also incorporates terra cotta, limestone, or wood.
TMCx was retained to perform LEED Enhanced and Fundamental Commissioning. In addition, TMCx acted as the special inspector for the smoke control system.
Resolution: the Mechanical contractor installed re-heat coil as per construction diagrams, sequence of operations was programmed and correct operation was verified. Solving this problem assured that the dehumidification sequence is in place allowing for the serviced auditorium to maintain space temperature setpoints while maintaining designed Relative Humidity (RH) percentages.