Location: Austin, TX
Award: LEED GoldSupport MEP engineering for new 150,000 sq. ft., LEED certified, BSL-2/vivarium pediatric research center. Support role included MEP engineering for a 20,000 sq. ft. vivarium on the first floor and 40,000 sq. ft. of laboratory space on the second and third floors. Special VAV MEP systems were utilized to meet LEED, energy efficiency, performance and maintenance requirements. Design was “hyper-tracked” - occurring in approximately six months (including programming) compared to a normal schedule of eighteen months for this type of project.