Gaylor Electric’s design-build electrical engineering staff formulated an efficient power distribution system for Monarch’s 530,000 square foot corporate home putting in 15,672 man-hours from start to finish.
Electricians installed 9,000 amps at 480 volts in three phases, an 800 KW emergency generator with automatic transfer switches, 1,866 lighting fixtures, 45 dock doors with truck restraints, levelers and dock lights, 70 outlets for forklift battery charging; as well as power connections to 26 rooftop air conditioning units.
Unique specifications were associated with the Vertique install and truck maintenance facility. The automated conveyor system required 110 duplex receptacles within the high-tech machinery to provide control power. The 20,000 square foot garage, housing wash and mechanic bays as well as a fueling island, was rated Class 1 Division 1 Hazardous Locations mandating safety standards to prevent fire or explosions.
Multiple economical options were implemented during construction such as replacing traditional conduit and wire with metal clad aluminum cable and using aluminum conductors for all feeders rated 60 amps and above.