Portland Water Bureau, Meter Shop Relocation – LEED® Gold

Portland, Oregon

Services Provided

Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering


R&W provided design services for all general building HVAC, plumbing, power and lighting.

Project included a 12 KW grid tied photovoltaic system and a solar thermal system providing domestic hot water for the building. The design also included all piping and automation design services for construction of new large meter (3″-12″) test bench with flows ranging from ¼ GPM to 5000 GPM. The new meter testing facility includes load cell measurements of water calibration tanks for the small meter systems and a larger PLC based (Modicon) automated high capacity meter testing system. This latter system uses NBS trade certified Coriolis effect meters and a recycle water supply pumping system as a part of the first building for the City of Portland that attained LEED accreditation.