Lansing Board of Water and Light Roy E. Peffley Chilled Water Plant

The Lansing Board of Water and Light (LBWL) contracted with Stanley Consultants to provide engineering and construction services for the Roy E. Peffley Chilled Water Plant.  Constructed in 12 months, the $20 million, four-story, 12,600 square-foot plant provides chilled water for the air conditioning of several state and county buildings.

Stanley Consultants implemented several innovative techniques including a Variable Primary Flow System and a free cooling heat exchanger. Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology was used to streamline and improve coordination between the consultant and the contractor, resulting in a project that was completed on time and on budget with change orders totaling less than 2.4 percent of the contract value.

To save energy, Stanley Consultants made several environmentally friendly, yet economically viable, choices that reduce operating costs.  These modifications resulted in a more efficient plant with a smaller carbon footprint than its older counterpart. 

Located near the Capital Loop in downtown Lansing, this industrial plant's façade was designed to complement the neighboring buildings.  Architectural enhancements such as louvers and accents were used to disguise equipment located on the roof.  LED lights on the building's exterior add to downtown's evening ambiance.

Stanley Consultants provided design through construction services including project management, civil, architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, and control system engineering, construction quality control inspections of cold weather concrete placement and structural steel erection and bolt-up, as well as commissioning services.