Tucker Matthews, PE, and Tom Bartlett, PE, WSP, Richmond, Virginia
Tucker Matthews is a mechanical engineer at WSP with five years of experience specializing in health care and central utility plant design. Tom Bartlett is a senior vice president at WSP with 40 years of experience designing mechanical systems and leading health care design projects.
A hospital central utility plant was converted from primary-secondary to variable-primary pumping. The expansion and renovation project considerations were made to specify a chiller for such applications.