Kaiser Permanente – Central Utility Plant (CUP)


Oakland, California


Kaiser Permanente

Project Dates

2008 - 2014

Services Provided

Construction project management services


Kaiser Permanente’s Oakland Medical Center Replacement Project is a new, state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly, energy-efficient medical center, The Central Utility Plant provides heating and cooling to the new facilities, and has been sized to accommodate future expansion. The cooling system includes two 1000-ton electric chillers, one 830-ton natural gas chiller, and, five cooling towers. The heating system includes five hot water boilers. The process systems include two steam boilers, Bulk Gas storage/distribution, and medical gas systems. The BAS System also provides monitoring of building power consumption and electrical system status, including integration to the two, 2000 kW emergency generators and their associated fuel/oil systems. Critical Electrical Systems Monitoring, including:

• Automatic Transfer Switches

• Emergency Generator via Modbus

• Fuel Oil System

• Power Distribution Systems via Modbus

• Power Consumption via Modbus

• VFDs via BACnet

• Chillers via BACnet

• Heating Water Boilers via Modbus

• Steam Boilers via Modbus