Waco PROJECTs

Pipe Insulation project at hampton roads bridge tunnel

Maintaining the bridge tunnel infrastructure is no easy task.  VDOT relies on quality contractors to make necessary repairs which, if not done properly, can result in major traffic issues.  A July 2009 water main break that flooded a portion of the tunnel resulted in a new plan of action, which required more frequent inspections of this critical piping.  A recent test demonstrated that electrical heat tracing needed to be replaced.  This heat tracing ran along the 8” diameter water main piping located underneath the bridge, between a man-made island and Hampton.
 
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Insulated Fire Suppression in a refrigerated warehouse

In 2016, a cold storage facility located near Warsaw, North Carolina specified a wet pipe sprinkler system in a new building that would have operating temperatures at or below freezing.  Waco was called upon to install electrical heat tracing on the pipes and then insulate them with two-inch thick fiberglass insulation.  A .030” thick PVC jacket was then installed over the insulation.  A red colored jacket was chosen so the sprinkler system could be easily differentiated from other piping.
 
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Fuel Piping Upgrade at US Army Base

The Army’s training facility at Fort Lee in Virginia has experienced frequent problems with leaks in the fuel distribution system over the past few years.  The current system of grooved coupling aluminum piping has certain advantages; It is a mobile system that can be quickly installed. This fuel depot at Fort Lee is a permanent installation and required a better piping design to eliminate leaks.  The decision was made to install a welded steel piping system. Waco was awarded the contract to remove the original aluminium piping and replace it with new welded carbon steel piping.
 
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Powell Courthouse Renovations

The Powell Courthouse, located in downtown Richmond, is one of only two major buildings surviving the fire that occurred during the evacuation of the Confederate army out of the city in 1865. It is the oldest courthouse building that the GSA manages. A new Federal Courthouse on Broad Street was completed in 2008. Once this new facility was completed, the GSA began exploring options for what to do with the additional space in the old courthouse. Many structural, mechanical and electrical changes would be required in order to upgrade this property and make it available for future tenants.
 
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Maintenance Cost & Odor Reduction

at Waste Water Treatment Facility

Several factors can influence a clarifier’s performance at a waste water treatment facility.  One of the toughest issues is the build-up of algae along the effluent launder channel. Excessive algae growth can limit the flow along the channel and reduce the clarifier’s effectiveness.  It is also a chronic maintenance issue that requires frequent cleaning. Failure to perform these cleanings affects the overall productivity of the facility. Through a competitive bid process Waco was awarded the work to install Protecto-Lite fiberglass covers over two clarifiers.
 
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Asphalt Plant Relocation

and thermal improvements

The use of asphalt as the preferred material for roadbeds and driveways has been steadily increasing.  Several new facilities have recently been opened in the central Virginia area. This asphalt plant was relocated and placed near Petersburg, Virginia.  Waco was contacted about insulation on both the oil storage tanks and the piping from the oil pumps throughout the process system.  The storage tanks had some insulation remaining but many areas had damage due to being transported several hundred miles.  The piping system would be new and installed on site.
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Incinerator upgrades for waste water

FOR WASTE WATER TREATMENT FACILITY

Most waste treatment facilities have continued to expand as the volume of waste to them increases. There are many new technologies available today to help municipalities develop the best plan for effective treatment.  At this particular facility, one of the methods of treatment is to incinerate a portion of the wastes.  Incineration of wastes helps to reduce the overall volume of dry sludge and leaves a non volatile sterile residue.
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Temporary Water Storage System  for the town of crewe

During a planned inspection in the town of Crewe, it was determined that repairs and re-lining of their main water storage tank would be necessary. A temporary storage tank along with an operational pump station would be needed prior to taking the permanent water storage tank offline.  The project was completed in time to begin the main water storage tank repairs. The temporary pump station and system will remain in place for 6 months and should be set to be remove from the site in October of 2016.
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Temporary Water Storage System  for the town of crewe

During a planned inspection in the town of Crewe, it was determined that repairs and re-lining of their main water storage tank would be necessary. A temporary storage tank along with an operational pump station would be needed prior to taking the permanent water storage tank offline.  The project was completed in time to begin the main water storage tank repairs. The temporary pump station and system will remain in place for 6 months and should be set to be remove from the site in October of 2016.
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reactor replacement in hopewell

Ashland, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company that makes specially-formulated ingredients for standalone products, and as additives for other products. The applications for these ingredients include food and beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, construction and several other industries. One of the company's manufacturing plants is located in Hopewell, VA, just south of Richmond. This facility utilizes chemical reactors to manage the production and processing of several of their main products. Ashland needed to replace one of their reactors in the Natrosol production area.
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Demolition of Tanks at an Old Paint Facility

It’s common to see old warehouses and large commercial buildings turned into apartment complexes or condominiums. The large, often open-layout spaces provide an incredible opportunity for developers to build the maximum number of units per square foot, without having to custom-build the exterior. The Manchester District located in southside Richmond has many buildings under renovation at this time.
about this project
 

Gas Piping Project For Henrico County

Methane is emitted during the handling of municipal wastewater through the decomposition of organic materials. Wastewater facilities are said to account for almost 7% of total global methane release. Most wastewater plants in the US, including the one in Henrico County, try to best utilize this renewable energy source.  Waco worked with engineers from Hazen & Sawyer to determine and implement the best configuration for the piping system.
about this project
 

Steam Condensate System and Processing at Virginia Distillery

The Virginia Distillery is a multi-year project that will not only be the largest malt whisky distillery in the United States, but also one of the most energy efficient distilleries in the world. To craft high quality malt whisky, Virginia Distillery has imported two giant copper pot stills from the Highlands of Scotland in which to distill their product.
about this project
 

New Dust Collection System Developed for Power Plant

This West Virginia power station is a large coal fired facility producing enough electricity to power as much in one hour as 160 average homes use in one year. The station is located in the Allegheny Mountain range.  The energy production process at the power station produces combustible dust, which must be collected and burned off.
about this project
 

Virginia Tech Boiler Superheat Upgrade Project

This project was comprised of adding a superheat surface within one of the boilers in order to increase power production from the turbine generator that produces electricity for the campus. Prior to completing this upgrade, two boilers were required to produce the needed energy for the turbine generator; and this project resulted in only one boiler operating to produce the same energy.
about this project
 

WestRock Screening Project

WestRock is one of North America's leading producers of corrugated and consumer paper packaging products with plants located worldwide. One of their US-based plants in West Point, Virginia was slated for an upgrade of their recycle screening system.  This site has a full scale paper mill with 2 lines in continuous operation. In addition, the site operates a sophisticated system for recycling corrugated materials, including an automated method for screening out unwanted materials that come into the plant as part of bundled corrugated waste product.
about this project
 

Kapstone Pipe Insulation Project

High pressure steam and heat are key components to producing the finest kraft paper and linerboard. The Kapstone plant located in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina has been doing this for many years. The management decided that they needed to increase production at this facility. Installing additional steam piping would be required to meet the new demand. The new line would be over 500 lineal feet of 16 inch diameter steel piping carrying 800 lbs of pressure and operating at 850 degrees F.
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Burner Replacement at University of Richmond

The University of Richmond’s power facility has 4 boilers, two of which were inactive at the time of this project. Due to increases in student population and greater requirements for steam and hot water, the University had to find ways to support the increased demand. The solution was to reactivate one of the previously coal fired boilers. The University is committed to using cleaner burning fuels and selected Waco to add a natural gas burner to the boiler.
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HVAC replacement project at John Tyler Community College

The rooftop HVAC units at Moyar Hall had become old and unreliable, causing interruptions and high maintenance costs for the college. The decision was made to replace them and the work had to be completed during the Christmas season break.  The total project involved replacing 3 packaged rooftop units and a small split-system located at another building on the campus.
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Burner Replacement at James Madison University

JMU wanted to reduce energy usage on their heating and cooling expenses. One of the best ways to accomplish this was replacing the burner in one of the three boilers located within JMU's power plant. Burner replacement in the other two boilers had been done previously, and the third replacement completed the boiler upgrade project.
about this project
 

Comprehensive HVAC Project at Longwood University

The HVAC system at Willett Hall, Longwood University’s athletic building, hadn’t been upgraded in 40 years. The system wasn’t performing well, and students and faculty were complaining.  Additionally, Longwood sought to improve energy efficiency along with air quality throughout the building.
about this project
 

HVAC replacement project at John Tyler Community College

The rooftop HVAC units at Moyar Hall had become old and unreliable, causing interruptions and high maintenance costs for the college. The decision was made to replace them and the work had to be completed during the Christmas season break.  The total project involved replacing 3 packaged rooftop units and a small split-system located at another building on the campus.
about this project
 

HVAC duct cleaning project for large data center

A new data center located in Boydton, VA, part of the Microsoft network of cloud computing centers, underwent major construction. The scope of the construction required a cleansing of the entire HVAC/air handling system before the center could become operational.  Waco was brought in as a sub-contractor to complete the duct cleaning project.
about this project
 

Lead Paint Removal Project on Aircraft Carrier

The USS Roosevelt aircraft carrier, CVN-71, was undergoing a major renovation. After nearly 25 years of service, the USA’s nuclear aircraft carriers undergo a 3-year maintenance period to refuel their nuclear reactors, upgrade and modernize combat and communication systems, and overhaul the ship’s hull, mechanical and electrical systems. This is called a Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH).
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Extensive Mold Remediation Project

A vacant office building located in central VA was being re-conditioned in preparation for new tenants. The building had been vacant for a while, and due to leaks in the roof and humid summer temperatures, mold had formed on virtually all surfaces inside the building.
about this project
 

Industrial Cleaning Project at RockTenn Paper Mill in Lynchburg, VA

RockTenn is an American paper and packaging manufacturer based in Norcross, Georgia. It is one of North America's leading producers of corrugated and consumer packaging and recycling solutions, with annualized net sales of approximately $10 billion
about this project
 

Rockbridge Regional Jail – HVAC, Security System and Roof Replacements

The Rockbridge, VA County Jail, located in Lexington, VA is a 30,000 sf building constructed in 1988. It has a population of nearly 100. The facility needed an upgrade of the security system to more modern technology, and sought to improve operating efficiencies by installing a fuel efficient HVAC system.
about this project
 

Asbestos Abatement Project for Hampton, VA Schools

A complete renovation project was undertaken by the Hampton, VA school district, which included new ceilings, lights, sound systems, flooring and seats at two auditoriums. In both locations the plaster lath ceilings contained asbestos materials, which had to be removed consistent with asbestos abatement guidelines. Waco was awarded the project at both locations.
about this project
 

Steam to Hot Oil Heating Conversion: A Multi-Faceted Mechanical Project

Purpose of the project was to convert a plastics production process supported by steam to one in which hot oil was used as the heating method. Hot oil was determined as a more effective and consistent method for heating raw materials, and would result in plant production improvements. (Photo pictured is for representative purposes only and is not the actual plant involved in this project, per agreement with our customer.)
about this project
 

Steam Piping Insulation Project at University of Virginia

Over the past several years the underground water and steam piping system at the University of Virginia (UVA) has been upgraded by section. The system runs through a 6 ft. x 6 ft. underground tunnel located throughout the campus. This particular project involved insulating a1,000 linear foot section of 12 inch steam piping.
about this project
 

Hazardous Waste Removal Project for the Capital Region Airport Commission in Richmond, VA

Buildings that previously housed the Virginia Air National Guard were located on the East side of the Richmond International airport.  The buildings were planned for demolition in order for potential re-development of the land.
about this project
 

Demolition Project in Newport News

This project encompassed the demolition and debris removal of a large apartment complex.  The complex was comprised of 138 townhouse apartment units in 19 separate buildings located on 10+ acres in Newport News.  It was to be replaced by a new apartment complex with larger buildings to improve utilization of the real estate.
about this project
 

Thomas Dale High School- Developed New Cooling/Mechanical Building

Thomas Dale High School, a school of more than 2,500 students and faculty, had an existing mechanical and cooling room that was located in the middle of the school building.  The project entailed creating a whole new mechanical and cooling building located on an out-parcel piece of land on the school’s property and adding two new chillers.
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Washington Hall at Radford University-Interior Demolition & Asbestos Removal Project

Washington Hall at Radford University (RU) is an old dormitory that contained asbestos materials and lead paint.  RU decided to completely gut the building for new electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems.  Waco was awarded the contract to demolish the interior of the building, remove hazardous materials, complete LEED requirements for waste recycling, and prep the building for subsequent contractor groups coming in for re-development.
about this project
 

reactor replacement in hopewell

Ashland, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company that makes specially-formulated ingredients for standalone products, and as additives for other products. The applications for these ingredients include food and beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, construction and several other industries. One of the company's manufacturing plants is located in Hopewell, VA, just south of Richmond. This facility utilizes chemical reactors to manage the production and processing of several of their main products. Ashland needed to replace one of their reactors in the Natrosol production area.
about this project
 

Demolition of Tanks at an Old Paint Facility

It’s common to see old warehouses and large commercial buildings turned into apartment complexes or condominiums. The large, often open-layout spaces provide an incredible opportunity for developers to build the maximum number of units per square foot, without having to custom-build the exterior. The Manchester District located in southside Richmond has many buildings under renovation at this time.
about this project
 

Gas Piping Project For Henrico County

Methane is emitted during the handling of municipal wastewater through the decomposition of organic materials. Wastewater facilities are said to account for almost 7% of total global methane release. Most wastewater plants in the US, including the one in Henrico County, try to best utilize this renewable energy source.  Waco worked with engineers from Hazen & Sawyer to determine and implement the best configuration for the piping system.
about this project
 

Steam Condensate System and Processing at Virginia Distillery

The Virginia Distillery is a multi-year project that will not only be the largest malt whisky distillery in the United States, but also one of the most energy efficient distilleries in the world. To craft high quality malt whisky, Virginia Distillery has imported two giant copper pot stills from the Highlands of Scotland in which to distill their product.
about this project
 

New Dust Collection System Developed for Power Plant

This West Virginia power station is a large coal fired facility producing enough electricity to power as much in one hour as 160 average homes use in one year. The station is located in the Allegheny Mountain range.  The energy production process at the power station produces combustible dust, which must be collected and burned off.
about this project
 

Virginia Tech Boiler Superheat Upgrade Project

This project was comprised of adding a superheat surface within one of the boilers in order to increase power production from the turbine generator that produces electricity for the campus. Prior to completing this upgrade, two boilers were required to produce the needed energy for the turbine generator; and this project resulted in only one boiler operating to produce the same energy.
about this project
 

West Rock Screening Project

WestRock is one of North America's leading producers of corrugated and consumer paper packaging products with plants located worldwide. One of their US-based plants in West Point, Virginia was slated for an upgrade of their recycle screening system.  This site has a full scale paper mill with 2 lines in continuous operation. In addition, the site operates a sophisticated system for recycling corrugated materials, including an automated method for screening out unwanted materials that come into the plant as part of bundled corrugated waste product.
about this project
 

Kapstone Pipe Insulation Project

High pressure steam and heat are key components to producing the finest kraft paper and linerboard. The Kapstone plant located in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina has been doing this for many years. The management decided that they needed to increase production at this facility. Installing additional steam piping would be required to meet the new demand. The new line would be over 500 lineal feet of 16 inch diameter steel piping carrying 800 lbs of pressure and operating at 850 degrees F.
about this project
 

Burner Replacement at University of Richmond

The University of Richmond’s power facility has 4 boilers, two of which were inactive at the time of this project. Due to increases in student population and greater requirements for steam and hot water, the University had to find ways to support the increased demand. The solution was to reactivate one of the previously coal fired boilers. The University is committed to using cleaner burning fuels and selected Waco to add a natural gas burner to the boiler.
about this project
 

HVAC replacement project at John Tyler Community College

The rooftop HVAC units at Moyar Hall had become old and unreliable, causing interruptions and high maintenance costs for the college. The decision was made to replace them and the work had to be completed during the Christmas season break.  The total project involved replacing 3 packaged rooftop units and a small split-system located at another building on the campus.
about this project
 

Burner Replacement at James Madison University

JMU wanted to reduce energy usage on their heating and cooling expenses. One of the best ways to accomplish this was replacing the burner in one of the three boilers located within JMU's power plant. Burner replacement in the other two boilers had been done previously, and the third replacement completed the boiler upgrade project.
about this project
 

Comprehensive HVAC Project at Longwood University

The HVAC system at Willett Hall, Longwood University’s athletic building, hadn’t been upgraded in 40 years. The system wasn’t performing well, and students and faculty were complaining.  Additionally, Longwood sought to improve energy efficiency along with air quality throughout the building.
about this project
 

HVAC replacement project at John Tyler Community College

The rooftop HVAC units at Moyar Hall had become old and unreliable, causing interruptions and high maintenance costs for the college. The decision was made to replace them and the work had to be completed during the Christmas season break.  The total project involved replacing 3 packaged rooftop units and a small split-system located at another building on the campus.
about this project
 

HVAC duct cleaning project for large data center

A new data center located in Boydton, VA, part of the Microsoft network of cloud computing centers, underwent major construction. The scope of the construction required a cleansing of the entire HVAC/air handling system before the center could become operational.  Waco was brought in as a sub-contractor to complete the duct cleaning project.
about this project
 

Lead Paint Removal Project on Aircraft Carrier

The USS Roosevelt aircraft carrier, CVN-71, was undergoing a major renovation. After nearly 25 years of service, the USA’s nuclear aircraft carriers undergo a 3-year maintenance period to refuel their nuclear reactors, upgrade and modernize combat and communication systems, and overhaul the ship’s hull, mechanical and electrical systems. This is called a Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH).
about this project
 

Extensive Mold Remediation Project

A vacant office building located in central VA was being re-conditioned in preparation for new tenants. The building had been vacant for a while, and due to leaks in the roof and humid summer temperatures, mold had formed on virtually all surfaces inside the building.
about this project
 

Industrial Cleaning Project at RockTenn Paper Mill in Lynchburg, VA

RockTenn is an American paper and packaging manufacturer based in Norcross, Georgia. It is one of North America's leading producers of corrugated and consumer packaging and recycling solutions, with annualized net sales of approximately $10 billion
about this project
 

Rockbridge Regional Jail – HVAC, Security System and Roof Replacements

The Rockbridge, VA County Jail, located in Lexington, VA is a 30,000 sf building constructed in 1988. It has a population of nearly 100. The facility needed an upgrade of the security system to more modern technology, and sought to improve operating efficiencies by installing a fuel efficient HVAC system.
about this project
 

Asbestos Abatement Project for Hampton, VA Schools

A complete renovation project was undertaken by the Hampton, VA school district, which included new ceilings, lights, sound systems, flooring and seats at two auditoriums. In both locations the plaster lath ceilings contained asbestos materials, which had to be removed consistent with asbestos abatement guidelines. Waco was awarded the project at both locations.
about this project
 

Steam to Hot Oil Heating Conversion: A Multi-Faceted Mechanical Project

Purpose of the project was to convert a plastics production process supported by steam to one in which hot oil was used as the heating method. Hot oil was determined as a more effective and consistent method for heating raw materials, and would result in plant production improvements. (Photo pictured is for representative purposes only and is not the actual plant involved in this project, per agreement with our customer.)
about this project
 

Steam Piping Insulation Project at University of Virginia

Over the past several years the underground water and steam piping system at the University of Virginia (UVA) has been upgraded by section. The system runs through a 6 ft. x 6 ft. underground tunnel located throughout the campus. This particular project involved insulating a1,000 linear foot section of 12 inch steam piping.
about this project
 

Hazardous Waste Removal Project for the Capital Region Airport Commission in Richmond, VA

Buildings that previously housed the Virginia Air National Guard were located on the East side of the Richmond International airport.  The buildings were planned for demolition in order for potential re-development of the land.
about this project
 

Demolition Project in Newport News

This project encompassed the demolition and debris removal of a large apartment complex.  The complex was comprised of 138 townhouse apartment units in 19 separate buildings located on 10+ acres in Newport News.  It was to be replaced by a new apartment complex with larger buildings to improve utilization of the real estate.
about this project
 

Thomas Dale High School- Developed New Cooling/Mechanical Building

Thomas Dale High School, a school of more than 2,500 students and faculty, had an existing mechanical and cooling room that was located in the middle of the school building.  The project entailed creating a whole new mechanical and cooling building located on an out-parcel piece of land on the school’s property and adding two new chillers.
about this project
 

Washington Hall at Radford University-Interior Demolition & Asbestos Removal Project

Washington Hall at Radford University (RU) is an old dormitory that contained asbestos materials and lead paint.  RU decided to completely gut the building for new electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems.  Waco was awarded the contract to demolish the interior of the building, remove hazardous materials, complete LEED requirements for waste recycling, and prep the building for subsequent contractor groups coming in for re-development.
about this project
 

Demolition of Tanks at an Old Paint Facility

It’s common to see old warehouses and large commercial buildings turned into apartment complexes or condominiums. The large, often open-layout spaces provide an incredible opportunity for developers to build the maximum number of units per square foot, without having to custom-build the exterior. The Manchester District located in southside Richmond has many buildings under renovation at this time.
about this project
 

Gas Piping Project For Henrico County

Methane is emitted during the handling of municipal wastewater through the decomposition of organic materials. Wastewater facilities are said to account for almost 7% of total global methane release. Most wastewater plants in the US, including the one in Henrico County, try to best utilize this renewable energy source.  Waco worked with engineers from Hazen & Sawyer to determine and implement the best configuration for the piping system.
about this project
 

Steam Condensate System and Processing at Virginia Distillery

The Virginia Distillery is a multi-year project that will not only be the largest malt whisky distillery in the United States, but also one of the most energy efficient distilleries in the world. To craft high quality malt whisky, Virginia Distillery has imported two giant copper pot stills from the Highlands of Scotland in which to distill their product.
about this project
 

New Dust Collection System Developed for Power Plant

This West Virginia power station is a large coal fired facility producing enough electricity to power as much in one hour as 160 average homes use in one year. The station is located in the Allegheny Mountain range.  The energy production process at the power station produces combustible dust, which must be collected and burned off.
about this project
 

Virginia Tech Boiler Superheat Upgrade Project

This project was comprised of adding a superheat surface within one of the boilers in order to increase power production from the turbine generator that produces electricity for the campus. Prior to completing this upgrade, two boilers were required to produce the needed energy for the turbine generator; and this project resulted in only one boiler operating to produce the same energy.
about this project
 

West Rock Screening Project

WestRock is one of North America's leading producers of corrugated and consumer paper packaging products with plants located worldwide. One of their US-based plants in West Point, Virginia was slated for an upgrade of their recycle screening system.  This site has a full scale paper mill with 2 lines in continuous operation. In addition, the site operates a sophisticated system for recycling corrugated materials, including an automated method for screening out unwanted materials that come into the plant as part of bundled corrugated waste product.
about this project
 

Kapstone Pipe Insulation Project

High pressure steam and heat are key components to producing the finest kraft paper and linerboard. The Kapstone plant located in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina has been doing this for many years. The management decided that they needed to increase production at this facility. Installing additional steam piping would be required to meet the new demand. The new line would be over 500 lineal feet of 16 inch diameter steel piping carrying 800 lbs of pressure and operating at 850 degrees F.
about this project
 

Burner Replacement at University of Richmond

The University of Richmond’s power facility has 4 boilers, two of which were inactive at the time of this project. Due to increases in student population and greater requirements for steam and hot water, the University had to find ways to support the increased demand. The solution was to reactivate one of the previously coal fired boilers. The University is committed to using cleaner burning fuels and selected Waco to add a natural gas burner to the boiler.
about this project
 

HVAC replacement project at John Tyler Community College

The rooftop HVAC units at Moyar Hall had become old and unreliable, causing interruptions and high maintenance costs for the college. The decision was made to replace them and the work had to be completed during the Christmas season break.  The total project involved replacing 3 packaged rooftop units and a small split-system located at another building on the campus.
about this project
 

Burner Replacement at James Madison University

JMU wanted to reduce energy usage on their heating and cooling expenses. One of the best ways to accomplish this was replacing the burner in one of the three boilers located within JMU's power plant. Burner replacement in the other two boilers had been done previously, and the third replacement completed the boiler upgrade project.
about this project
 

Comprehensive HVAC Project at Longwood University

The HVAC system at Willett Hall, Longwood University’s athletic building, hadn’t been upgraded in 40 years. The system wasn’t performing well, and students and faculty were complaining.  Additionally, Longwood sought to improve energy efficiency along with air quality throughout the building.
about this project
 

HVAC replacement project at John Tyler Community College

The rooftop HVAC units at Moyar Hall had become old and unreliable, causing interruptions and high maintenance costs for the college. The decision was made to replace them and the work had to be completed during the Christmas season break.  The total project involved replacing 3 packaged rooftop units and a small split-system located at another building on the campus.
about this project
 

HVAC duct cleaning project for large data center

A new data center located in Boydton, VA, part of the Microsoft network of cloud computing centers, underwent major construction. The scope of the construction required a cleansing of the entire HVAC/air handling system before the center could become operational.  Waco was brought in as a sub-contractor to complete the duct cleaning project.
about this project
 

Lead Paint Removal Project on Aircraft Carrier

The USS Roosevelt aircraft carrier, CVN-71, was undergoing a major renovation. After nearly 25 years of service, the USA’s nuclear aircraft carriers undergo a 3-year maintenance period to refuel their nuclear reactors, upgrade and modernize combat and communication systems, and overhaul the ship’s hull, mechanical and electrical systems. This is called a Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH).
about this project
 

Extensive Mold Remediation Project

A vacant office building located in central VA was being re-conditioned in preparation for new tenants. The building had been vacant for a while, and due to leaks in the roof and humid summer temperatures, mold had formed on virtually all surfaces inside the building.
about this project
 

reactor replacement in hopewell

Ashland, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company that makes specially-formulated ingredients for standalone products, and as additives for other products. The applications for these ingredients include food and beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, construction and several other industries. One of the company's manufacturing plants is located in Hopewell, VA, just south of Richmond. This facility utilizes chemical reactors to manage the production and processing of several of their main products. Ashland needed to replace one of their reactors in the Natrosol production area.
about this project
 

Temporary Water Storage System  for the town of crewe

During a planned inspection in the town of Crewe, it was determined that repairs and re-lining of their main water storage tank would be necessary. A temporary storage tank along with an operational pump station would be needed prior to taking the permanent water storage tank offline.  The project was completed in time to begin the main water storage tank repairs. The temporary pump station and system will remain in place for 6 months and should be set to be remove from the site in October of 2016.
about this project
 

Industrial Cleaning Project at RockTenn Paper Mill in Lynchburg, VA

RockTenn is an American paper and packaging manufacturer based in Norcross, Georgia. It is one of North America's leading producers of corrugated and consumer packaging and recycling solutions, with annualized net sales of approximately $10 billion
about this project
 

Rockbridge Regional Jail – HVAC, Security System and Roof Replacements

The Rockbridge, VA County Jail, located in Lexington, VA is a 30,000 sf building constructed in 1988. It has a population of nearly 100. The facility needed an upgrade of the security system to more modern technology, and sought to improve operating efficiencies by installing a fuel efficient HVAC system.
about this project
 

Asbestos Abatement Project for Hampton, VA Schools

A complete renovation project was undertaken by the Hampton, VA school district, which included new ceilings, lights, sound systems, flooring and seats at two auditoriums. In both locations the plaster lath ceilings contained asbestos materials, which had to be removed consistent with asbestos abatement guidelines. Waco was awarded the project at both locations.
about this project
 

Steam to Hot Oil Heating Conversion: A Multi-Faceted Mechanical Project

Purpose of the project was to convert a plastics production process supported by steam to one in which hot oil was used as the heating method. Hot oil was determined as a more effective and consistent method for heating raw materials, and would result in plant production improvements. (Photo pictured is for representative purposes only and is not the actual plant involved in this project, per agreement with our customer.)
about this project
 

Steam Piping Insulation Project at University of Virginia

Over the past several years the underground water and steam piping system at the University of Virginia (UVA) has been upgraded by section. The system runs through a 6 ft. x 6 ft. underground tunnel located throughout the campus. This particular project involved insulating a1,000 linear foot section of 12 inch steam piping.
about this project
 

Hazardous Waste Removal Project for the Capital Region Airport Commission in Richmond, VA

Buildings that previously housed the Virginia Air National Guard were located on the East side of the Richmond International airport.  The buildings were planned for demolition in order for potential re-development of the land.
about this project
 

Demolition Project in Newport News

This project encompassed the demolition and debris removal of a large apartment complex.  The complex was comprised of 138 townhouse apartment units in 19 separate buildings located on 10+ acres in Newport News.  It was to be replaced by a new apartment complex with larger buildings to improve utilization of the real estate.
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Thomas Dale High School- Developed New Cooling/Mechanical Building

Thomas Dale High School, a school of more than 2,500 students and faculty, had an existing mechanical and cooling room that was located in the middle of the school building.  The project entailed creating a whole new mechanical and cooling building located on an out-parcel piece of land on the school’s property and adding two new chillers.
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Washington Hall at Radford University-Interior Demolition & Asbestos Removal Project

Washington Hall at Radford University (RU) is an old dormitory that contained asbestos materials and lead paint.  RU decided to completely gut the building for new electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems.  Waco was awarded the contract to demolish the interior of the building, remove hazardous materials, complete LEED requirements for waste recycling, and prep the building for subsequent contractor groups coming in for re-development.
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