Fort Wayne, IN

Trinity English Lutheran Church


Shambaugh & Son, L.P.


Trinity English Luthern

Services Provided

  • Building Automation
  • Electrical
  • Fire Protection
  • Mechanical
Solar panels on the rooftop of a building

Value Delivered

Shambaugh & Son performed the Design-Build of the Mechanical, Electrical, Fire Protection, and Temperature Controls work on a single-source, MEP basis in partnership with Hagerman Construction.

Client Objectives

The Trinity English Lutheran Church renovation was a $10 million project to renovate the existing facilities, as well as building an addition to the church. A 12,000 sf gathering space was added to the building which includes a new mechanical/electrical room, as well as a lobby and reception area.

Scope of Services

  • Open loop groundwater geothermal system comprised of 6 water-to-water heat pumps
  • Replacement of 50 year old existing air handling units with new VFD-driven units
  • New 480V electrical service to the building
  • Addition of fire projection systems to newly constructed areas
  • Addition of solar panels for supplementary power to facility
  • Replacement and upgrades to heating and chilled water loops
  • Replacements and upgrades to existing security and fire alarm systems
  • Addition of DDC temperature controls tied into existing pneumatic controls


The church was awarded the Energy Patriot Award for its energy savings updates including geothermal systems and solar panels.