Greenland Enterprises 2017 Year in Review

2017 was a busy and productive year for Greenland Enterprises as we continued to provide our specialized construction expertise for projects throughout the US.  Here are a few highlights:

Early in the year we were starting construction on a new boiler plant for a medical center in Erie, PA. In December we completed a major milestone of the $11.7M project – finishing the structural construction phase for the facility housing three natural gas boilers. Continue reading

Construction Milestone at Erie VA Medical Center Project

A Greenland Enterprises project was in the news this week as Erie News Now covered the “topping out” ceremony marking the end of the structural phase of the boiler plant project.  Greenland was awarded the project in November 2016, which includes installing three natural gas boilers that are 85% more efficient than the old boilers.

You can read the article at Erie News Now, here.

Are There Hidden Business Risks in Your HVAC Systems?

Earlier this month, we learned how even the most customer- and public-image-focused businesses – Disney – can be negatively impacted by something as pedestrian as their HVAC systems.  In this case, Disneyland came under scrutiny after Orange County, California health officials said nine people who visited the theme park contracted Legionnaire’s disease.  The outbreak was traced to a pair of cooling towers at the park, and resulted in a system shut-down until the equipment could be tested, treated and re-tested – at least a two week process. Continue reading

Greenland Awarded Task Order Contracts for VA Hospital Projects in Texas

Greenland Enterprises has been selected for two (2) Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOC) with the Veterans Administration to provide general contracting services for multiple VA Medical Centers throughout the state of Texas.

These multi-year contracts enable Greenland to deliver complex mechanical/electrical infrastructure projects for VA hospitals across VISN 17 – representing VA Heath Care Networks in North, Central, South, Coastal Bend, and West Texas.  All projects will be performed in the unique and challenging environments inherent to healthcare, and delivery methods include both design-bid-build and design-build. Greenland was selected based on an in-depth evaluation of corporate capabilities, personnel experience, and customer testimonials.

Storm Considerations in Central Plant Construction

The 2017 Hurricane Season was particularly brutal to infrastructure in the south and Caribbean this year, highlighting the challenges that stem from flooding and high winds.  Too often, storm consideration is a small component of overall central plant construction – but as we’ve all seen lately, when serious storms arrive, the impact can be devastating. Continue reading

Alternatives to Traditional Central Plants for Critical Applications

An article in The Next Platform this month highlights a major IT project in Japan undertaken by the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology. The project will build an Artificial Intelligence Bridging Cloud Infrastructure.  It’s a huge endeavor that will include 1,088 server nodes –requiring up to 3.25 megawatts of cooling capacity. Continue reading

Greenland Enterprises to Replace Six Critical Air Handling Units at Richmond Medical Center

HAMPTON, VA – Greenland Enterprises has been selected to replace six critical air handling units at the H.H. McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, VA. The company was awarded the two projects based in large part on its expertise with complex, custom air handling solutions. Continue reading