HTS New England provided an updated HVAC system for the MIT Building E52 renovation, now dubbed the Morris and Sophie Chang Building. The Morris and Sophie Chang Building needed a highly customized air handling unit with the ability to act as a complete mechanical penthouse. As basis of design, HTS equipped the 143,950 square-foot building with custom Haakon Air Handling Units. Haakon’s custom capability, inconjuction with AcoustiFLO fans, allowed the unit to have versatile dimensions, low sound, high efficiency, and high air quality service to ensure a system to meet the building’s needs.
The new facility will house administrative offices, the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Departments, Sloan School of Management and the Samberg Conference Center. The renovation included the addition of a seventh floor, two stairways and new suite layouts, along with a restructured HVAC system.