CCG Facilities Integration, A Morrison Hershfield Company

Innovating Mission Critical Systems

National City Corporation
Cleveland Data Center Commissioning

Project Overview

CCG provided comprehensive Commissioning services to NCC supporting their expansion of an existing production data center in Cleveland, Ohio.

CCG developed a detailed commissioning plan and procedures for testing the Mechanical and Electrical infrastructure for system operational verification and total site integration.

Testing procedures incorporated the Vendor’s customized site acceptance procedures and witnessing by the Owner’s and Engineer’s personnel.

Services Provided

  • Commissioning master schedule identifying activities and risk levels
  • Level 1 Factory Witness Testing of the equipment, including demonstration of features, attributes and capacity in a controlled setting before shipment to the site.
  • Levels 2 and 3 Component and System Construction Verification records reviews
  • Detailed commissioning procedures for Level 4 and 5 testing
  • Level 4 Individual System Operation Verification, which ensured all systems were functional subsequent to construction
  • Level 5 Integrated Systems Testing demonstrating correct performance of interacting systems under failure and maintenance conditions

Project Statistics

  • Total Building Area: 181,600 SF
  • Raised Floor Area: 62,350 SF
  • Cooling Plant: 1,620 Tons @ N+1
  • Electrical Total Demand Load: 10.1 MW
  • UPS System Capacity: 5.5 MW/2.75 MW static system
  • Emergency Power: 11.25 MW capacity (5 x 2.25 MW)


  • Turner Construction (General)
  • Smith & Obie (Mechanical)
  • Doan Pyramid (Electrical)

Other Commissioning Projects

CCG has provided similar Commissioning services to the following clients:

  • DuPont Fabros
    ACC5 Technology Center
  • DuPont Fabros
    ACC4 Technology Center
  • Fannie Mae
    Reston Data Center
  • Yahoo!
    Quincy Data Center
  • Yahoo!
    Nebraska Data Center
  • LexisNexis
    Springfield Data Center
  • Citigroup
    Silver Spring Data Center
  • CSC
    Meriden Data Center
  • CSC
    Albany Data Center
  • CSC
    Berkeley Heights Data Center
  • CSC
    Newark Data Center
  • National City Corporation
    Cincinnati Data Center
  • AOL
    Dulles Technology Center
  • AOL
    Manassas Technology Center
  • AOL
    Gainesville Technology Center
  • Terremark
    Miami NAP of America
  • AboveNet
    VA3 Internet Service Exchange
  • Intuit
    San Diego Data Center