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New Lowell Justice Center Commissioning

NV5 provided LEED commissioning services for the new 265,000 SF Lowell Justice Center.

The cutting-edge facility includes Superior, District, Probate & Family, Juvenile and Housing Courts of Middlesex County, clerk and probation areas, detainee areas, registry of deeds and public lobbies. The courthouse is extremely energy efficient, designed to use 40% the energy of a typical facility and features a chilled beam HVAC system, photo-voltaic panels, and sophisticated building systems controls. Project achieved LEED Platinum Certification.

Systems Commissioned by NV5 include: air curtains, air handling units, boilers, pumps, heat exchangers, building management system, chilled beans, cooling system, domestic water system, exhaust fans, fan coil units, fire pumps, fin tube radiators, fire alarm, hot water system, integrated power outage test, lighting controls, pre-action/dry pipe sprinkler system, PV array, radiant panels, security system, sewage systems, split systems. Stair pressurization fans, terminal units, and VAV boxes.


Lowell, MA





Key Facts

  • LEED Platinum Certified
  • ACEC Silver Award Honoring Outstanding Professional Design Excellence for ZNE Study