City of Austin Thermal Energy Storage Tank

Location:

Austin, TX

Services Provided:

Design-Build

Architect:

City of Austin, Austin Energy

Owner:

City of Austin

Total Square Feet:

452

Description:

  • This project includes furnishing and installation of a 155,000-gallon thermal energy storage tank.
  • Flintco teamed with Chicago Bridge & Iron to design and install the 24-foot diameter by 45-foot tall tank.
  • The tank is part of HVAC upgrades to the city-owned Technicenter Building and will shift and reduce peak demand by 400 kilowatts, reduce energy usage by 930,000 kilowatts and reduce annual operating costs by $160,000.
  • The project includes funding from the U.S. Department of Energy as a result of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).