LOUISVILLE, KY February 24, 2017: Louisville based Caldwell Tanks, Inc. was awarded the 2016 Tank of the Year – Standpipe by Steel Tank Institute/Steel Plate Fabricators Association for its Thermal Energy Storage (TES) project in Galveston, TX on the University of Texas Medical Branch campus. The 2016 Tank of the Year, completed in September 2016, was engineered by the multi-discipline technical consulting firm AEI and Tellepsen Builders, L.P. served as the project General Contractor. This is the second year in a row that Caldwell was awarded Tank of the Year by STI/SPFA in multiple categories.
With very limited real estate in a resort town, as well as adjacent structures, Caldwell was challenged to build the 2,070,000 Gallon, 65ft. diameter, 87ft. high Chilled Water Thermal Energy Storage Tank. Located right off the shore of the Texas Gulf Coast, the Ike Recovery Infrastructure and Thermal Energy Storage (TES) Tank was designed to create and store 16,000 Ton Hours of thermal energy for cooling and campus efficiency.
About Caldwell Tanks, Inc.
Headquartered in Louisville, KY, Caldwell Tanks, Inc. has been building innovative, customized water tanks throughout North America since 1887. Caldwell has grown to include industrial field-erected tanks and vertical concrete storage structures, concrete construction for foundations, tank asset preservation programs, power augmentation and coatings divisions.