Guthrie Ithaca MOB

Client: Guthrie Healthcare Systems

Location: Ithaca, NY

The project created a three story, 60,000 SF Medical Office Building within Ithaca’s City Harbor Community. The major goal of this project was to design a Carbon Neutral Building, while also providing institutional grade HVAC systems that are practical, easily maintained and monitored.


A Carbon Neutral Building was provided. The design included:

  • Water to water heat pump chillers that generate hot and chilled water simultaneously
  • Modular scroll chillers paired together to provide combined 155 tons of chilled water and 2,500 MBH of hot water
  • Utilized adjacent Ithaca Wastewater Treatment Plant to incorporate wastewater discharge effluent that absorbs and rejects heat utilized for the heat pump plant
  • Four central station VAV Air Handling Units
  • Chilled beam fan coils