Dillon's Distribution Center
Construction Managment Services
The Compressor Room Replacement project required the replacement of the existing perishable
Ammonia refrigeration systems installed as a part of original building construction in 1983/1984. To
determine the best approach to the project, three scenarios were evaluate; ultimately, the
installation of new perishable equipment in an expanded freezer compressor room was selected.
Client: The Kroger Company
Completion Date: January 2016
Compressor Room Addition: 2,750 Sq. Ft.
Perishable Warehouse: 131,349 Sq. Ft.
Freezer: 82,743 Sq. Ft.
Scope of Services:
Based on advantages of reduced plant disruptions, improvements to operations/maintenance efficiency, and overall
lowest construction cost, Bluestone Construction was contracted to provide construction management services the
Compressor Room Replacement project.
The expanded compressor room contains new compressors, vessels, piping, power distribution, controls and ventilation.
The new perishable equipment was connected to the existing freezer equipment improving the overall efficiency of the
system. Also installed was a new water cooled condenser and water treatment systems. Refrigeration lines were
disconnected from existing perishable refrigeration equipment and routed to the new equipment. The project included
expanded and reprogramming the control system.
Installation of new ammonia safety equipment brought the system into compliance with the standards adopted as a
part of the Ammonia Safety Initiative conducted in 2013. The process Safety Management and Process Safety manuals
were revised as necessary and new Process and Identification Diagrams were developed for the system.
This project was completed on time utilizing Bluestone Construction's qualified
field superintendents, project managers and office personnel.
The success of this project exceeds the expectations of the client.
• Design Coordination
• RFP Documents
• Budget Control
• Field Supervision
• On-site Demolition
• Installation of Equipment
• Field Supervision
Bluestone Construction, LLC
13500 Pearl Road #114
Strongsville, Ohio 44136
(440) 268-8500 Telephone
(440) 268-8502 - Fax