University of Nebraska Omaha Medical Center
Conversion of animal area to new laboratory and office space. Work involved removing existing animal equipment and cage washing machine from animal area and removing existing air handling unit in mechanical room located on floor above. A new VAV w/reheat air handling unit was installed to serve the space. The air handing unit included a steam face and bypass preheat coil, a hot water heating coil, and a chilled water cooling coil. An airflow measuring outdoor air damper was provided to ensure minimum makeup air flow for the exhaust hoods. Special considerations were made to provide cool supply air at floor level to cool high heat generating lab equipment. Plumbing was provided for laboratory hoods, lab fixtures, and laboratory safety equipment.
Construction Cost: $850,000
Contract Value: $12,000