The new facility is located in downtown Tucson and consolidates the county’s justice courts into one building. The courts were previously scattered around town between county-owned facilities and leased facilities. The city also moved the three elected officials — the county assessor, county recorder and county treasurer — into the facility. Another unique design criteria is that the building requires nine elevators. There are ones for the public to use, judges to use, detainees to use, and service and staff to use.
TMCx Solutions, LLC was contracted by Pima County Facilities Management to provide LEED Fundamental and Enhanced commissioning. Systems commissioned were mechanical/HVAC, electrical, plumbing, lighting and smoke control building systems.
Resolution: It was recommended to get parameters from the chiller manufacturer specific for the chiller model to determine minimum flows. Variable speeds were ultimately implemented based on a pressure setpoint.
Resolution: Connections were sealed and tightened to prevent leaks.