Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company chose to renovate an existing 4-story building in the heart of Silicon Valley for its new United States headquarters and Data Center Operations. Prior to moving in, the building underwent a full mechanical, electrical, and architectural renovation. A key component of this upgrade was the conversion of the outdated control system to a modern Alerton BACnet based Energy Management and Control System.
The construction team of TSMC, Devcon, and United Mechanical chose Syserco for our significant Enterprise and Data Center Design/Build experience, as well as our demonstrated ability to design, engineer, program, and deliver this facility within the client’s extremely tight timeframe.
Syserco’s solution included the retrofit of a legacy system that controlled the facility’s air handling units, hot water plant, exhaust fans, and VAV boxes. Syserco also installed controls to integrate the operation of new mechanical systems installed during this project. Energy efficiency routines were engineered by Syserco to help minimize the energy footprint of the building and contribute to its LEED Gold Certification. In addition to controlling and monitoring the facility’s mechanical systems, the Alerton EMCS also monitors, alarms and controls the many 3rd party systems that make up the facility infrastructure.
As per the client’s requirements, the Alerton EMCS system implemented at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing’s headquarters was engineered as a true enterprise solution. It is designed to not only meet the immediate control and monitoring needs of TSMC but to easily expand as this global manufacturer’s requirements change.