Spelman College

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Completion Date: N/A

Sales Rep: Hoffman Hydronics

Griswold Controls Products Used: Coil Piping Package & QuickSet Manual Balance Valves and Strainers



Nestled in the vibrant heart of Atlanta, Georgia, Spelman College stands as an emblem of academic excellence and historic significance. As a beacon of higher learning, Spelman College has continually upheld its commitment to innovation and sustainability. As an important part to the heart of Georgia and as America’s oldest private historically black liberal arts college for women, Spelman has been a cradle of leadership and academic excellence since its inception in 1881. With a legacy full of tradition, Spelman college is a testament to the enduring power of education: to transform lives and communities. As Spelman continues to evolve, it remains true to its mission of providing an exceptional education to women who will make a difference in the world. The college’s illustrious alumni and their laundry list of contributions to society are a testament to the impact of Spelman College.

As Spelman continues to evolve, it remains true to its mission of providing an exceptional education to women who will make a difference in the world. The college’s illustrious alumni and their myriad contributions to society are a testament to the transformative impact of a Spelman education.

In pursuit of this ethos, the college embarked on a transformative journey to upgrade its HVAC systems, setting a new standard for energy efficiency and comfort across its esteemed campus.

The cornerstone of Spelman College’s HVAC upgrade project lies in the integration of Griswold Controls Coil Piping Packages, meticulously curated to ensure reliability and ease of installation. Spearheaded by Hoffman Hydronics – Georgia, this project aims to retrofit the existing infrastructure with cutting-edge HVAC solutions, aligning with the college’s vision for sustainability and operational excellence.

Challenges and Solutions:

The challenge was clear—to seamlessly retrofit the existing infrastructure with a modern HVAC solution that could meet the college’s stringent requirements for performance and sustainability. Hoffman Hydronics, leveraging their profound expertise in hydronic solutions, recommended Griswold Controls’ Coil Piping Packages, equipped with QuickSet Manual Balance Valves and strainers, for their unparalleled reliability and efficiency.

Benefits and Outcomes:

The implementation of Griswold Controls’ products proved instrumental in streamlining the upgrade process, significantly reducing both time and costs. If this project is completed on schedule, the Coil Piping Packages will have played a large role in saving time and minimal disruption to college operations. Overall, the project heralded improved environmental conditions and substantial energy savings.

Products Used:

For the HVAC system enhancement at Spelman College, a comprehensive solution meticulously designed to uphold system integrity and streamline the installation process was needed. Enter the Griswold Controls Coil Piping Package. These packages encompass all essential components required for a complete coil connection, simplifying on-site assembly to ensure a hassle-free installation experience.

In addition, QuickSet Manual Balance Valves were chosen and it’s easy to see why. Renowned for their precision, these valves facilitate easy and accurate manual flow settings. This ensures the HVAC system operates at peak efficiency, meeting Spelman College’s exacting standards.

Finally, strainers were employed to safeguard the system from particulate matter, thus maintaining clean water flow and extending the lifespan of HVAC components while reducing maintenance needs.

Together, these products played a pivotal role in achieving a successful system upgrade, furnishing Spelman College with an enhanced HVAC infrastructure that aligns seamlessly with their commitment to performance and sustainability.

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About Hoffman Hydronics

Hoffman Hydronics – Georgia stands as a pillar of excellence providing sustainable and efficient hydronic solutions. Their unwavering commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction made them the ideal partner for Spelman College’s HVAC upgrade project, ensuring that the college’s facilities were upgraded to the highest standards of efficiency and performance.

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