Engineering Studies

Jun 11, 2015 | Post by: admin Comments Off on Dollar General Corporate Data Center Study

Dollar General Corporate Data Center Study

With Dollar General’s high growth rate they needed to expand their corporate data center. In addition they needed to enhance the reliability of the electrical and mechanical infrastructure systems that support the data center’s operations. Puckett Engineering was retained to evaluate the existing conditions with respect to capacity and reliability

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Feb 18, 2012 | Post by: brent Comments Off on Hopkinsville Electric Network Operations Center

Hopkinsville Electric Network Operations Center

After a lightning strike damaged equipment at Hopkinsville Electric System’s Network Operating Center (NOC), Puckett Engineering studied the NOC’s electrical system to determine why the damage happened and how to prevent future damage. Puckett Engineering evaluated the Center’s emergency generator system, UPS system, grounding, surge protection, and other systems. The

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Feb 18, 2012 | Post by: brent Comments Off on Dollar General Corporate Data Center Major Upgrade

Dollar General Corporate Data Center Major Upgrade

Dollar General, a Fortune 200 company headquartered in Goodlettsville, TN, needed to expand their corporate data center’s critical infrastructure and improve its reliability. Puckett Engineering evaluated the feasibility and cost to expand the data center’s emergency power and UPS systems. The study also included a detailed evaluation of using a

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Jan 18, 2012 | Post by: admin Comments Off on Power System Studies

Power System Studies

To help its clients avoid inadvertent shutdown of critical equipment due to unrelated faults and to comply with OSHA regulations for arc-flash hazards, Puckett Engineering performs Power System Studies. These studies begin with a Fault Analysis for calculating short-circuit currents. Next, a Coordination Study determines if downstream circuit breakers and fuses

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Dec 22, 2011 | Post by: admin Comments Off on Metro Nashville Emergency Communications Center P25 Radio Upgrades

Metro Nashville Emergency Communications Center P25 Radio Upgrades

Metro’s ECC needed to upgrade their radio systems to meet the APCO Project 25 (P25) digital radio standards. P25’s goal is to enhance public safety responders’ capabilities to communicate with each other and achieve timely response. Puckett Engineering was retained to ensure the critical infrastructure could support the new systems. This

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Dec 22, 2011 | Post by: admin Comments Off on Metro Nashville Emergency Communications Center Upgrade

Metro Nashville Emergency Communications Center Upgrade

Metro Nashville needed enhanced reliability for the city’s command center for emergency communications. Puckett Engineering, which had previously performed a study for a 2N redundancy upgrade, was retained as a technical consultant for implementing the upgrades using a fast-track design/build RFP process. The upgrades included a 225 kVA UPS system

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Dec 19, 2011 | Post by: admin Comments Off on Metro Nashville Public Schools Primary Data Center UPS A/C Expansion

Metro Nashville Public Schools Primary Data Center UPS A/C Expansion

Puckett Engineering provided the design for additional air conditioning capacity for the UPS and MDF rooms at the Primary Data Center for Metro Nashville’s school system. At Metro’s request, Puckett Engineering compared precision computer room A/C versus comfort-type A/C systems. Based on the cost-benefit, Metro selected comfort type A/C. PE

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Dec 19, 2011 | Post by: admin Comments Off on Critical Upgrades for Metro Nashville Public Schools Primary Data Center

Critical Upgrades for Metro Nashville Public Schools Primary Data Center

Due to MNPS’ emphasis on providing the latest IT tools to its administrators, teachers, and students, Puckett Engineering was chosen to study, plan and design the expansion of the data center’s critical mechanical and electrical infrastructure to accommodate anticipated growth. Under the first of two contracts, Puckett Engineering upgraded the

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Dec 12, 2011 | Post by: admin Comments Off on Lightning Study and Protection for Gladeville Baptist Church

Lightning Study and Protection for Gladeville Baptist Church

Gladeville Baptist Church in Gladeville, TN, was experiencing costly lightning-strike damage, especially to the Direct Digital Control (DDC) system for the 90,000-SF building’s 49 HVAC units. Puckett Engineering performed a lightning study and designed preventative solutions for the church, which consisted of three adjoining structures built between 1956 and 2008.

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