HEA is providing commissioning services to support construction of a new Academic and Research Facility for Health Sciences. The project includes a new, five-story building that will consolidate the various departments within the College of Health and Human Services: Nutrition & Food Studies, Global & Community Health, Rehabilitation Science, Environmental Health & Occupation Safety, Social Work, School of Nursing, CHHC Public Clinic, Health Administration and Policy, and College Central Administration. The facility will feature classrooms, teaching labs, simulation labs, nutrition food studies kitchen/teaching lab, unassigned research laboratories (wet and dry), offices, student work areas, conference rooms, University services and a cafe. A separate two story structure will house Health Services’ Public Clinic. The clinic will include exam rooms, a sleep lab and community meeting rooms. This facility plans to achieve LEED Silver certification.
HEA will commission: all HVAC, building automation, steam distribution, emergency power equipment, life safety, electrical power, process water pumping, data/communications, security, domestic water, process instrumentation, lighting controls, daylight dimming, telecommunications, wet/dry pipe sprinklers, irrigation, audio visual, fume hoods, exhaust fans and building envelope. HEA’s building envelope services include review of owner’s requirements, assist the designer of record with the basis of design and review building enclosure construction documents, shop drawings and submittals. HEA will review waterproofing, crystalline waterproofing, vapor retarders, air barriers, expansion joints, high density laminate exterior siding, exterior doors, aluminum entrances and storefronts, glazed aluminum windows, sheet metal flashing, roofing and joint sealants.