Newark Arena









Newark Arena


Newark, New Jersey


Off Site Construction – AHU Penthouse


Project Overview:

The arena is an 18,000-seat multi-purpose facility in Newark, New Jersey. The arena is home to the National Hockey League and a Major Indoor Soccer League. The arena was designed by HOK Sport and its construction was managed by Gilbane Building Company. EAS Off Site Construction (OSC) was contracted to construct the penthouse for the arena. The construction of the penthouse occurred concurrently with arena construction schedule. The EAS Scope of Work was to provide all the layout, coordination and manufacturing of the entire penthouse in the High Point, North Carolina fabrication plant.

Project Highlights:

1. 17 section penthouse

2. 6,100 square feet of penthouse

3. Cooling towers located above the penthouse

Technical Details:

Four (4) 900 Ton Centrifugal Chillers

Four (4) 1000 Ton Cooling Towers (mounted on penthouse roof)

Four (4) 10,000 MBH Boilers

Primary, secondary and condenser water pumps up to 150 HP

Heat Exchanger

Air Separators

Chiller plant auxiliary equipment including surge tank, expansion tank, glycol make-up package, chemical treatment system

Control Center

Variable Frequency Drives

Schedule 40 chilled water, up to 18” diameter, and hot water piping systems with valves and accessories. At the shipping splits, there will be flanged connections for the hot water piping and Victaulic connections for the chilled and condenser water piping.

Piping fiberglass insulation with PVC wrap

Plumbing and floor drains

150# Natural Gas Piping & accessories for boiler feeds

Space A/C AHU for chiller area

Hot water unit heaters for boiler area

Fluorescent lighting system

BMS Control System with control wiring

2” foam core panel system (R-value of 15.8) with extruded aluminum no-through metal framing