PROJECTS

THE SANCTUARY CONDOMINIUM
Downtown Tampa

The beautiful new Sanctuary Condominium, developed by Taub Entities, is a unique 18 story tower being built on Tampa’s sunny Bayshore Boulevard. The project is different in many ways including the offering of just one residence per floor and providing each owner with a spectacular 360-degree view of Tampa Bay, Davis Islands and Downtown Tampa.

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WATER STREET
Downtown Tampa

Water Street, Tampa’s $3 Billion downtown redevelopment is
under construction with four buildings already coming out of
the ground. The first completed structure of this trend-setting
project is the District Cooling Plant that will provide chilled
water to air condition, Developer, Jeff Vinik’s, entire 3.2 million
square foot project.

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Tampa Jewish Federation
Tampa

The renovated building will total over 100,000 sq. ft. and include a community health and wellness center, a visual arts center, the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator, a cafe, and more. The Fort Homer W. Hesterly Armory building, located at 522 N. Howard Avenue, in Tampa, was dedicated on Decemeber 8, 1941, the day after the invasion of Pearl Harbor. The U.S. Army Reserve occupied the building until 2004 after which numerous developers attempted to create and fund various projects.

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WYNDHAM HOTEL
Clearwater Beach

This new 450-room Wyndham Grand Resort Clearwater Beach, which has broken ground on South Gulfview Boulevard at the north end of the prominent Beach Walk, will become one of the largest hotel resorts in the market upon opening in early 2017 with approximately 24,000 square feet of event space. It will also house one of the largest banquet and meeting facilities in Florida’s Pinellas County.

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CLEARWATER CHILLER PLANT
Pinellas County

Pinellas County Government’s Clearwater District Chiller Plant began operation in early March after a 13-month construction process. The plant components consist of 3 Trane Centravacs, 24 Calmac Ice Tanks, 3 Marley Cooling Towers, 6 Grundfos pumps, and Trane Tracer Automation System.

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PUBLIC SAFETY COMPLEX
Pinellas County

The Pinellas County Public Safety Complex (PSC) is an $81 million facility built in Western Pinellas County, that brings together numerous public entities into a shared community. The complex opened in June 2014 and houses the Sheriff’s Office Dispatch, 9-1-1 Emergency Communications, County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the County’s new Emergency Operations Center (EOC). The Complex also includes a Vehicle Maintenance Building, a Communications tower, a 667-space Parking Garage and a Central Energy Plant.

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MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE
Tampa

The Defense Department recently awarded contracts to Clark Construction to build a $110 million intelligence center at MacDill Air Force Base to meet the growing demand for information in the global war on terror. Construction on the Joint Intelligence Center for Central Command, which runs military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, is scheduled to begin in July. Clark has awarded the contract to install the mechanical systems to The Poole and Kent Company.

Trane Centravac Chillers, Trane Modular Climate Changer air handlers, Trane Varitrac variable air volume (VAV) boxes and Trane Fan Coil Units were selected for this important project. Trane Tracer Summit Controls will link all of the major pieces of equipment together and maintain comfort conditions throughout the facility which must remain operational 24/7/365.
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NAPLES DAILY NEWS
Naples

Like many industries, the newspaper business faces tough competition on many fronts. The print media world is confronting a global move to electronic media with news being delivered instantaneously via the internet to one’s computer or cell phone in addition to increased challenges from its more traditional rival – television. Critical to the industry’s future is finding a solution to the sea-change among younger people who have moved away from the time-honored habit of reading the daily local paper.

The Naples Daily News and the completion of its sparkling new facilities on Immokalee Road are a tribute to its owner, Scripps News Corporation, and to the strong local staff and community commitment that have enabled the paper to thrive in these very difficult times.
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PINELLAS DISTRICT COOLING PLANT
Pinellas County

The Pinellas County Public Safety Complex (PSC) is an $81 million facility built in Western Pinellas County, that brings together numerous public entities into a shared community. The complex opened in June 2014 and houses the Sheriff’s Office Dispatch, 9-1-1 Emergency Communications, County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the County’s new Emergency Operations Center (EOC). The Complex also includes a Vehicle Maintenance Building, a Communications tower, a 667-space Parking Garage and a Central Energy Plant.

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POLK COUNTY GOVERNMENT
Bartow, FL

Polk County, located in Central Florida, is the fourth largest County in Florida encompassing approximately 2,010 square miles. The county seat is located in Bartow, Florida. This project included renovations at eight county facilities, including the County Courthouse, Administration Building, Sheriff’s Operations Center, Historic Museum and Library, Property Appraiser, Tax Collector, Tag Agency, and Supervisor of Elections facilities.
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ST. LEO UNIVERSITY
St. Leo, FL

“In early 1997, our new president asked, ‘What is on the top of your list of deferred maintenance items?”
Without hesitating, I told him airconditioning systems. That’s how this started seven years ago as we struggled to keep a hodge-podge of 30–45 year-old, direct-expansion and small chillers working.” This is the way Frank Mezzanini describes the beginning of a process that has resulted in the installation of a new central chilled-water and campuswide distribution and control system. Mezzanini is vice president and CFO of Saint Leo University in Saint Leo, Florida. This Catholic liberal arts school in west central Florida, about 30 miles from Tampa, has carved a reputation as a topnotch school, willing to try new programs to bring education out to those who want it.
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ST. PETERSBURG TIMES PRINTING PLANT
St. Petersburg, FL

Located in St. Petersburg, Florida. The central chilled water plant, with a capacity of 1800 tons, serves the St. Petersburg Times Printing Plant in Central Pinellas County. The plant has been designed with thermal energy storage and the highest energy efficiency approach available.
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SHADES OF GREEN RESORT
Lake Buena Vista, FL

Polk County, located in Central Florida, is the fourth largest County in Florida encompassing approximately 2,010 square miles. The county seat is located in Bartow, Florida. This project included renovations at eight county facilities, including the County Courthouse, Administration Building, Sheriff’s Operations Center, Historic Museum and Library, Property Appraiser, Tax Collector, Tag Agency, and Supervisor of Elections facilities.
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ST. PETE COLLEGE - GIBBS COOLING PLANT
St. Petersburg, FL

The St. Petersburg College – Gibbs Cooling Plant provides chilled water for approximately one half million sq. ft. of building area and links 15 buildings. The plant began operating in 1994 and has an 1800-ton cooling capacity. It was recently converted to a Variable Primary Flow System to save energy and make the plant more efficient.
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SOUTH FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Avon Park, FL

South Florida Community College in Avon Park, Florida is the most recent Trane customer to execute a Long Term Partnership Agreement with Tampa Bay Trane. The college serves over 12,000 students through three campuses and several off-site centers, including the Highlands, Hardee and Desoto campuses and Lake Placid Center. While most students pursue Liberal Arts studies, SFCC also offers premed and pre-law course work.

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TAMPA MUSEUM OF ART
Tampa

The new Tampa Museum of Art opened to high public acclaim in January of 2010. The 66,000 square foot building replaces the former facility which was less than half its size. The Museum was designed by Stanley Saitowitz Associates of San Francisco, California and constructed by Skanska Inc. of Tampa. The lead mechanical design engineer was Al Lapera of TLC Engineers of Tampa.
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TROPICANA FIELD
St. Petersburg, FL

Located in St. Petersburg, Florida, Tropicana Field is home to Major League Baseball’s Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Originally constructed in 1989, Tropicana Field underwent an $85 million upgrade that was completed in 1998, bringing the total size of the facility to 1.1 million square feet. This upgrade included a guaranteed energy savings contract with Trane for the installation of a 5100-ton chiller plant and a complete building automation system.
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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY GOVERNMENT
Tampa

We’re making a mess tearing up the streets in downtown Tampa… and we apologize. This construction work is part of a large Performance Contract entered into by Trane and Hillsborough County Government. Stephen Koontz, TBT Solutions Sales Engineer and Steve Van Skiver, TBT Solutions Project Manager along with Robert Garcia, TBT’s Vice President of Business Development are responsible for the complete scope of this project.

Tampa Bay Trane is teamed with Clark Construction, Poole & Kent, and TLC Consulting Engineers to expand Hillsborough County Government’s Chiller Plant and its under ground piping distribution system.

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HILLSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Tampa

Located in Tampa, Florida, across from Raymond James Stadium, the Dale Mabry plant provides chilled water for over 800,000 sq ft of Hillsborough Community College’s campus. The plant has been designed and built to be expanded at a future date for a total tonnage of 4000 tons.
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HERNANDO COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Hernando County

Hernando County Schools, located in West Central Florida, is comprised of seventeen schools serving a population of over 130,000 county residents.
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CITY OF LAKELAND
Lakeland, FL

The City of Lakeland is home to approximately 100,000 residents. The municipality operates and maintains approximately 2.7 million square feet of building space in 186 facilities. Included are a city owned electric utility and several large municipal buildings located in the downtown area.
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COLLIER COUNTY GOVERNMENT
Naples, FL

The equipment was installed in the spring of 2003, and immediately proved itself as a viable solution. According to Jokela, the number of comfort-complaint calls plummeted, and his almost-daily trips to the building to respond to comfort problems were ended.
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COX TARGET MEDIA
St.Petersburg, FL

Cox Target Media’s (CTM) Valpak Division is preparing to occupy their new manufacturing center located just to the West of I-275 in St. Petersburg between Roosevelt Boulevard and Gandy Boulevard. CTM’s parent company, Cox Enterprises, is headquartered in Atlanta and is a Trane National Account. Valpak produces the familiar blue savings envelope that we all receive regularly in the mail.
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THE DALI MUSEUM
St. Petersburg, FL

The Dalí Museum opened to considerable art and architectural acclaim on January 11, 2011 (1/11/11). The uniquely designed 66,500 square-foot museum replaces an earlier facility which opened in St. Petersburg in 1982 and houses the largest and most comprehensive collection of the work of the Spanish artist Salvador Dalí.
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LAKELAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Lakeland, FL

Lakeland Regional Medical Center is located in fast growing Polk County. The facility has served the residents of Lakeland and surrounding areas for the past 80 years and now consists of 851 beds, 835,000 square feet and occupies over 40 acres of land in Lakeland. LRMC has been an excellent Trane customer for over 50 years and the growth of the two organizations often seems synergistic. It’s as if LRMC’s needs matched Trane’s capabilities… or is it because of LRMC’s needs that Trane has responded and grown the required capabilities.
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ENCORE
Tampa

The long awaited rebuilding of downtown Tampa is well underway. Bordering downtown, Ybor City, The Channel District and Tampa Heights and just north of the intersection of Nebraska and Zack, one can see the reality of a new sector of our city…..It’s called Encore.
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PARTIAL ICE STORAGE STRATEGIES

Trane customers from Manatee County South to the Everglades have long had the benefit of the attractive cash rebates offered by local electric utility companies which have been used to improve the first cost and the life cycle costs of Full Storage ice systems. With Full Storage the chiller runs only at night to freeze the tanks solid using a brine solution. Then during the peak cooling hours the chiller does not run at all and the entire building cooling load is carried by running only the chilled water pumps which create the cooling effect by melting the ice.
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