Vanderbilt University, in Nashville, just completed Vanderbilt Barnard residential college, a new facility with space for academic needs, along with housing for 340 students, apartments for a faculty member and residential area coordinator, a large dining area, and a huge kitchen. Given Lee Company’s roots in refrigeration, an area few tradesmen specialize in today, the team was called on to engineer and install the kitchen for Vanderbilt Barnard. With a strict timeline, the Lee Company team ensured that the “cool” kitchen was ready to go for incoming students in 2018. With work complete, Lee Company scored an A+!

Square Footage:

6,000 square feet

Duration: 6 months

Scope of Work:

  • Design of refrigerant piping system to serve medium and low temperature kitchen equipment from a central refrigeration package
  • Coordination of kitchen equipment supplier scope with mechanical installation requirements
  • Design heat rejection water piping for central refrigeration system
  • Install ACR copper refrigerant piping to 31 fixtures
  • Install refrigerant specialties on all fixtures
  • Evacuate, test, charge complete refrigerant system – R404a
  • Asist kitchen equipment supplier with startup of all equipment
  • Install 4 owner furnished kitchen hoods

Awards: ABC Award Winner