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Liberal High School VRF Installation

Liberal High School VRF Installation Problem: Liberal School District was having issues keeping their high school building at a comfortable level for students and staff. Engineering Solutions Professionals (ESP) was hired to design a more efficient system. The old, inefficient water source heat pumps were the cause of the problem. Solution: Dean E. Norris was hired as the mechanical contractor to install a VRF system in the Liberal High School. As soon as the contract was signed by the school district, Dean E. Norris verified equipment and confirmed the tight construction schedule. Shortly thereafter, crews were onsite demoing the old equipment. We replaced 94 water source heat pumps with 94 VRF units. All of the electrical, ceiling rework, and insulation was subcontracted under us, and we coordinated these trades in conjunction with the mechanical work. Crews also installed 20 VRF...

USD 408 Marion-Florence VRF Installation

USD 408 Marion-Florence School VRF (Variable Refrigerant Flow) Installation Problem: The boiler at Marion-Florence High School quit working in March on two of their high school buildings. One of the buildings is the oldest public school building in Kansas and listed on the Kansas Historical Register. Luckily, they didn’t have any remaining cold days in the school year, because they had no heat in the building. The school district hired DCS Services who handled the design coordination and construction administration of the project. Through existing relationships with DCS Services, Dean E. Norris was recommended to work on this project. Solution: The school district hired Dean E. Norris as their mechanical contractor. A week later crews were onsite removing approximately 30,000 square feet of existing, inefficient air conditioning systems from two buildings. They removed all the old...

Eby Construction

Eby Construction made the decision to move into a new corporate office and renovate an office, warehouse, and shop area. Because Dean E. Norris, Inc. has partnered with Eby on many projects, Eby selected Dean E. Norris, Inc. to complete their mechanical system construction  utilizing the design-build approach. The two 22,000 square-foot pre-engineered metal buildings had dated, inefficient mechanical equipment. Dean E. Norris, Inc. installed a Mitsubishi Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) system and energy recovery ventilation (ERV) in the office. A VRF system has many advantages of installation which include: Energy Efficiency Ultra Quiet Operations Aesthetics Lower Lifecycle Cost Safety Zoned Comfort (The individual can control the space to their comfort. The office space has over twenty zones.) We also installed new piping and plumbing throughout the two buildings. New plumbing...