McParlane & Associates
The University of California, San Diego Living and Learning Neighborhood project aims to accommodate the growing student population by expanding the availability of on-campus housing, while proving academic and support spaces to better connect departments and programs. The Living and Learning Neighborhood consisted of 2,000 new beds, resident facilities and support space for undergraduate students, a new home for Sixth College, new instruction space for departments and programs within the Social Sciences and Arts and Humanities divisions, general classroom spaces and residential life space for students and staff. The facilities included 1 academic building, 3 student housing buildings, 1 dining/craft center, 1 auditorium and a parking garage. A.O. Reed & Co. was responsible for the plumbing and mechanical scopes of work.
Rudolph & Sletten
Zimmer, Gunsul Frasca Architects
Affiliated Engineers, Inc.
Educational Facilities, Hospitals and Laboratories
UCSD Altman Clinical & Translational Research Institute is an 8-story translational research facility with 3 stories below street level (including a below grade loading dock) and 4 stories above street level. This 354,000 Sq. Ft. building included wet and dry research labs, laboratory research spaces, a vivarium, clinical research areas, multiple conference halls and offices, lecture halls, auditoriums, and a café. The project also included a central plant: 1.3-million-gallon thermal energy storage tank, hot water, and steam boilers. UCSD facilities remained in full operation during construction. The mechanical and plumbing systems involved a high degree of technical complexity. A.O. Reed was responsible for mechanical and plumbing scopes of work. Mechanical scope of work included VAV systems/AHU’s, boilers (heating and steam), thermal energy storage chilled water system, heat recovery chiller, chilled beams, lab exhaust, radiant heating, and variable airflow by Phoenix controls. Plumbing scope included waste and vent, industrial hot and cold-water lab gases (nitrogen, compressed air, vacuum and deionized water.)
This design assist project achieved LEED Silver.
Scripps Cardiovascular Institute
Hospitals and Laboratories
This seven-story, 383,000 Sq. Ft. tower was part of the first phase in the design and construction of a world-class, comprehensive, and premier institute for heart care on the West Coast. This Design-Assist project is located at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.
This new cardiovascular tower accommodates 108 medical beds on floors 5, 6, and 7 (36 per floor) and 60 ICU rooms on floors 3 and 4. Floor 2 houses 4 operating rooms, 2 hybrid operating rooms, and 3 catheterization labs.
The central plant was designed to service the SCI tower and future additions.
A.O. Reed provided the plumbing, piping, and HVAC scopes of work.
University of California, San Diego
This Design-Build student housing project consisted of the addition of 5 buildings, 750 beds, a bistro and market to support the student population.
The total site consists of 35 acres of land. Bldg. 1 is 13-stories—142,881 sq.ft., Bldg. 2 is 5-stories, 17,807 sq.ft., Bldg. 3 has 5- stories, 18,835 sq.ft., Bldg. 4 is 5-stories, 29,839 sq.ft., Bldg. 5 has 5-stories, 14,949 sq.ft., Bldg. 6 is a 2 story, 9,249 sq.ft., Bldg. 7 is 1-story, 4,270 sq.ft. Buildings 1-5 are student apartments. Building 6, for common areas. Building 7, an auditorium.
Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District
Balfour Beatty Construction
New construction of a 2-story, 390 seat, 38,680 Sq. Ft. performing arts complex. The structural system will be masonry with steel framing. The project also included an art gallery, classrooms, dressing rooms, scene shop, box office and a concession stand. Building 21 alterations include south wall interface to new theater building. Mechanical system included: CHW (from plant), HHW systems including (1) boiler, (2) pumps, (3) AHU’s, (14) Split Systems and (9) EFs. Plumbing system included: DCW, DHW, storm drain, waste, (1) booster pump, (30) WC, (4) UR, (24) sinks, (3) EWH and (1) shower.
San Diego State Regents
AC Martin Partners
McParlane + Associates
This Design Build, SDSU campus project involved the construction of a 3 story, 81,300 Sq. Ft. multidisciplinary building. The SDSU EIS complex building serves academic fields: math, science, and engineering. Spaces were constructed for the following: engineering teaching labs, flexible research spaces for a variety of science programs (wireless, bio-medical/bio-engineering, bio chemistry and energy, Viromics, Materials Science Imaging, MRI Imaging, and clean labs.) These labs, offices and teaching halls provide spaces of faculty, staff and students to collaborate. A.O. Reed provided the plumbing and mechanical scopes of work. Our scope included 3 air handling units, 17 fan coil units, 153 phoenix valves, 10 exhaust fans, 28 fan powered filters, 24 F/S dampers and 466 pcs of air distribution. The piping system includes: 3 water to water heat exchangers, 2 shell and tube heat exchangers, 10 pumps, steam and condensate, process CHW, CHW to FCUs and AHUs, HHW to RHC, and CHW and steam for the central loop. DVBE % = 6% LEED Gold.
Coast Community College District
New 3-story math and science building with support spaces. Phase II for a new 3-story, 120,561 sq.ft. poured-in-place, math & science building. The building includes laboratories, lecture halls, classrooms, office, mechanical and support spaces. Contract delivery method: direct to owner. Plan & spec. Our systems scope included: sanitary waste, storm drainage, domestic water, acid waste, heating and chilled water, lab gases, supply return and exhaust air, and reverse osmosis pure water. Our scope included HVAC and Plumbing equipment: (2) air handlers, (2) heating hot water pumps, (2) chilled water pumps, (2) boilers, (6) exhaust fans, (3) water heaters, (4) return fans, acid neutralization tank, RODI equipment, (300) in-line modulating air valves, fan coil units, and VAV’s.
Eli Lilly and Company
Hospitals and Laboratories
The Campus Point B2 Lilly T.I. project consisted of an all new tenant build out to the existing structural frame for the new 4-story, 256,000 Sq. Ft penthouse research laboratory. A.O. Reed was responsible for the following: installation of phoenix valve systems, extensive fume hood exhaust, de-ionized water, lab gases, lab and corrosive water systems, 410,000 cfm of air conditioning and hi-plume lab exhaust systems for the vivarium and advanced technology bio research areas.
Morris Curello World Evangelism
Carrier Johnson + CULTURE
McParlane + Associates
Entertainment and Theme Parks, High Rise Buildings and Hotels
The Legacy Center found in Hotel Circle South is a world class resort hotel with a cutting edge technologically advanced visitor experience. It hosts the 5-story, 127 room Legacy Resort Hotel, indoor outdoor marketplace, welcome center and a 4-D History Dome Theater. This TI project for the Legacy International Center theater involved the completion of the 100 seat, 4D history dome-theater. The theater is 56 feet across and 40 feet tall, and has a 56 foot dome ceiling that allows 2 films to be played in 360 degrees. The 500-seat theater is also equipped with motion sensory seating to fully immerse you in the film experience. A.O. Reed provided the plumbing and mechanical scopes of work; including 12,000 cfm air handlers, as well as, stainless steel under seat ductwork.