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Customer: University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Contractor: CMS Viron Energy Services
Date Completed: May, 2002
Scope: PLC and SCADA Design, Panel Fabrication, Programming, and Installation / Start-up / Check-out
One of two PLC panels
One of two panels fabricated by AD&S.
  • Modicon Quantum Series PLC, Redundant
  • Wonderware SCADA Software, Redundant
  • Wireless Client
  • Redundant Ethernet Network: Dual NIC
  • Full Documentation and Operator's Manuals
  • Complete Training for all Operators and Maintenance Personnel including Programming

The University of Utah underwent a five stage efficiency upgrade in cooperation with CMS Viron Energy Services. Stage five included rejuvenation of miles and miles of piping throughout the upper campus, and construction of a new High Temperature Hot Water facility to pump efficiently heated water throughout the closed loop system. CMS Viron contracted AD&S to provide all PLC and SCADA for this state-of-the-art facility.

Operators were given easy to read Wonderware screens to tune parameters and monitor all systems.
The redundant controls for this facility are reliable and the software user-friendly. Redundant PLCs and redundant Servers were designed into the system to provide redundant control on all fronts. All system tuning, alarming, and data acquisition is performed on clear, easy to understand screens constructed in the Wonderware SCADA package. Two redundant Modicon Quantum PLCs were installed for reliability.