Atlas V Launch Vehicle & Space Launch Complex 41


E. W. Dunn provided principal-in-charge services in support of commissioning the HVAC and Electrical systems for this entire complex. Wayne Dunn also led a team that managed on-site documentation and conducted all the HVAC & ECS testing.

Commissioning services on this project consisted of:

  • HVAC, ECS (environmental control system) & Electrical System Design & Submittal Review
  • Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) on all ECS & ECS support systems.
  • Electrical switchgear installation verification and testing.
  • Mechanical equipment performance testing.
    • Factory witness testing on all major equipment.
    • Verify proper equipment integration with facility controls.
  • HVAC & ECS automated control sequence testing.
    • Performance validation of all critical systems (payload &
      vehicle support)
    • Performance verification of all support systems (chiller plants, glycol systems)
    • Oversee Testing, Adjusting and Balancing (TAB) of all HVAC & ECS systems.
    • Design, construct, test and turnover specialty tools for testing ECS system flows.
    • Integrated systems testing for Atlas V launch modes (include failure and failover sequences).
  • Electrical switchgear installation verification and testing.
  • Database Management of all Commissioning & Punchlist issues.
  • Document Database Management (through separate contract) all
    construction documents.
  • Compile, organize and turnover Operations & Maintenance Manuals.
  • Compile, organize and turnover all Commissioning & Project technical documentation.
    • Included data packs for cryogenic systems and launch
      support equipment.