Chapman University Residential Complex

Project Description

This 198,000 square-foot, four building complex included a full-service 26,000 square-foot dining hall, an 11,000 square-foot conference facility, a Career Development Center and the Alumni Center, all built over a single level Parking Garage. The buildings feature high-efficiency central chilled and hot water systems with variable speed pumping.  The dorm rooms are served by four-pipe fan coil units. The larger areas have central air-handlers with economizers and variable speed drives on the roof. The domestic heating system is served by a central high-efficiency hot water boiler. The HVAC system is controlled by a central DDC control system. 

Earl Corporation
Mechanical Engineer
BP & Associates, Inc.
Contract Amount
$5.2 million
November 2009
MVE Architects
Unique Features
The project took place while the University was in session, minimal disruption to the students and faculty was of key importance.