100 Light Street

Date 2017
Location Baltimore, Maryland
Client COPT
Category Office Building
Gross Sq. Ft. 530,000

The high-rise office built in 1973 at 100 Light Street in Baltimore, Maryland stands at 528 feet/161 meters, containing 40 floors. The building was renamed the Transamerica Tower in November 2011 after it was purchased by Transamerica which moved there from its nationally-known former headquarters in San Francisco. COPT purchased the 100 Light Street property in the 3rd Quarter of 2015.

Our Solutions

HVAC Concepts designed and installed a new Energy Management System (EMS) and provides real-time remote monitoring and alarm management services.

Project Details: 100 Light Street

  • Full EMS retrofit
  • First IP-based Distech EMS using N4 front-end utilizing full fiber backbone
  • Integrated new Distech ECY-1000 series, ECY-VAV, and ECY-300 series controllers
    • Full Plant retrofit – 4 centrifugal chillers, 2 BAC towers and city steam supply source
    • 23 AHUs
    • 255 IP ECY-VAV’s
    • Perimeter base board heater controls
    • 9 steam domestic hot water converters
    • Garage exhaust venting
    • Lighting control
  • Utilizing real-time monitoring of energy to decide the most energy-efficient way to run new chillers and VFD pumps


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