Polk County Justice Center

Renovation of the existing courthouse expanded courts services to the former county jail and former Wellmark building.

Project Highlights

  • The building is heated by means of gas-fired sequential boilers that heat water, which is distributed to terminal heating devices by means of a steel and/or copper piping system and centrifugal circulation pumps.
  • All existing plumbing fixtures were replaced and additional fixtures added.
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Southwest Briefing Station

The Southwest Briefing Station is the newest division in the Oklahoma City Police Department. A bond issue provided the funding to split an existing division that covered a too-large, under-served area. Division boundaries were redrawn and 130 officers were assigned to the new facility.

Project Highlights

  • Design of heating and air conditioning systems from rooftop package equipment to furnace units, direct expansion cooling coils, and air cooled condensers.
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Nebraska State Capitol HVAC Replacement

Alvine Engineering is developing bid documents for a complete renovation of the Nebraska State Capitol HVAC systems. The high-rise Capitol is a registered historic landmark with highly ornate preservation areas including State Supreme and Appellate Courts, Governor’s office suite, and legislative chambers. The building has a base pedestal of three stories, and a high tower ending on the 15th floor below the dome.

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Agate Fossil Beds

Agate Fossil Beds Museum and Visitor Center provides an environment for the public to experience and learn about the history of the Miocene Era (20 million years ago) through the use of reference materials, fossil and artifact displays, and video presentations. Alvine Engineering was contracted to evaluate issues regarding poor humidity control in the building which caused significant concern for Park Service staff.
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