A $650,000 alteration permit was issued for the relocation of a transformer vault
on the Adidas campus at 5055 N.
"In most offices, there is a serious EMF problem in the space above, below, or adjacent to the main electrical switch gear room and transformer vault
," states Vitale.
Fields concentrated in a specific area will most likely reveal an obvious source, such as a transformer vault
. Moderately elevated fields that are spread out over a large area may suggest, however, a net-current problem from wiring errors.
The scope of work for this bid request, includes underground conduits, transformer vault
, site lighting, and temporary power.
The transformer vaults
located at 7 WTC mandated that the podium wrapper on the building facade provide ample airflow.
Workers constructed a total of three new switch rooms and battery plants, as well as a new mechanical (water and fire protection, with upgrades to the existing steam system) and electrical infrastructure (including new 12,500-kva, 480-volt service, new transformer vaults
, network protectors, switchgear, and 480-volt distribution and bus duct risers throughout the building).