Vernal Temple

The Church of Jesus Chirst of Latter Day Saints

Brief Description of Project

This project involved restoring the 88 year old Uintah Stake Tabernacle and converting it into a temple.
The mechanical design includes a boiler based heating water system and a central chilled water system which are located in the addition portion of the building and serve multiple single zone air handling systems located throughout the building.
The plumbing design consists of a water heater which supplies hot water to the plumbing fixtures as well as the required heat for the baptismal font, baptismal font system design, and associated equipment and piping layout. A performance based specification for fire protection design was provided.


 

Project Team
Jeffrey S. Anderson, P.E.
Project/Principle Engineer
Executive Vice President
801.322.0487

Robert J. Kesler, P.E., CPD

Plumbing Engineer

Andrew J. Paskett
Mechanical Engineer

Reference
Roger P. Jackson, AIA
FFKR Architects

Bogue Building
730 Pacific Avenue
Salt Lake City, Utah 84104
801.521.6186

Awards
Utah Heritage Foundation
1998 Heritage Award



Name of Project
Vernal LDS Temple
5th West and 2nd South
Vernal, Utah

Owner/Agency
THE CHURCH OF
JESUS CHRIST
OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS

Design Start/End Dates
February 1994 / November 1997

Services Provided
Mechanical Engineering & Design
Plumbing Engineering & Design
Fire Protection Design

Construction Delivery Type
Design – Bid – Build

Total Square Footage
33,000 Square Feet

 

 

 

 

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