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Verenium

San Diego, CA

Owner:

Verenium

General Contractor:

DPR Construction

Architect:

DGA Planning

Engineer:

Creo Engineering

Contract Value:

$6,000,000

Year Completed:

2012

Sector:

Hospitals and Laboratories

Verenium

San Diego, CA

About:

The Verenium was a Design Assist project built to accommodate the enzyme discovery research and development labs, molecular diversity, product technical support and quality control.

This new facility consisted of 42,000 s.f. of 2 levels of office space, 1 level of lab facilities and a basement.

A.O. Reed’s scope of work included HVAC, Plumbing and process systems. We also added capacity to the existing central plant, provided steam boilers, FCU’s, Phoenix Controls, DDC System, vacuum, compressed air, deionized water, as well as clean in place and culinary steam.

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San Diego County Medical Examiners & Forensics Lab

San Diego, CA

Owner:

County of San Diego

General Contractor:

ProWest Constructors

Architect:

Harley Ellis Devereaux

Contract Value:

$9,300,000

Year Completed:

2010

Sector:

Hospitals and Laboratories

San Diego County Medical Examiners & Forensics Lab

San Diego, CA

About:

This two story above grade forensic laboratory plus basement with autopsy & necropsy facilities has a total of 90,710 sq. ft. The basement has disposal capabilities to handle necropsy waste, decontamination equipment together with plumbing waste from the BSL-3.

The structure also contains a bereavement center, classrooms and electronic touchscreens at exam stations.

Three rooftop air handlers and manufactured exhaust plenum were installed for lab exhaust. Related Central Plant construction was also performed concurrently with this construction project.

The Medical Examiners Office & Lab achieved LEED Gold.

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Sempra Energy Headquarters

San Diego, CA

Owner:

Sempra Energy

Sempra Energy Headquarters

San Diego, CA

About:

This project was a 16 story building with 4 below ground levels for parking. This Leed Gold project is the new home to Sempra Headquarters.

A.O. Reed & Co. installed all of the plumbing systems to include 16 floors of office space, a full size kitchen on the 1st floor and a full size kitchen on the 16th floor serving the executive offices.  Other amenities installed include a fire places, car wash station, gym, hydration stations and a bio filter system using the rain water to water the Landscaping.

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Federal Correctional Complex Lompoc

Lompoc, CA

Owner:

Federal Bureau of Prisons

General Contractor:

Honeywell Buildin Solutions

Engineer:

Capital Engineering Consultants

Contract Value:

$7,900,000

Year Completed:

2015

Sector:

Correctional Institutions

Federal Correctional Complex Lompoc

Lompoc, CA

About:

The Lompoc Federal Correctional Complex is made up of several facilities, including the Medium Security U.S. penitentiary (houses 2,164 inmates) and the minimum security camp (houses 503 inmates).  A.O. Reed was responsible for the replacement of steam piping with HHW piping, new steam/condensate piping and sheet metal security covers on all exposed pipe installed in occupied areas. Our scope of work also included: 6 exhaust fans, 210 convectors, 19 unit heaters, 5 steam boilers, 8 condensing boilers, 1 steam to water heat exchanger, and 1 storage tank with tube bundle. This project utilized a state of the art modular boiler room.

AO Reed coordinated closely with the Bureau of Prisons to ensure preventive measures were taken to ensure staff and inmates remained safe during the lifting operation and construction.

 

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UCI Stem Cell Research Center

Irvine, CA

Owner:

University of California, Irvine

General Contractor:

Hathaway Dinwiddie

Architect:

DES Architects

Engineer:

Alvine Engineering

Contract Value:

$7,500,000

Year Completed:

2010

Sector:

Educational Facilities

UCI Stem Cell Research Center

Irvine, CA

About:

This Design Build project for the University of California, Irvine is certified LEED Platinum.

The new 100,000 sq. ft structure, is 4-stories high and includes a basement. Cast in place concrete was used to construct the research laboratory building with a steel frame mechanical penthouse. The facility includes a vivarium, environmental rooms, high technology library and lecture hall.

A.O. Reed provided all the HVAC and plumbing construction services including site chilled water, high temperature supply and return piping, site gas and air piping, motor, variable speed drives, all insulation for piping, equipment and ductwork. In addition, Reed installed HVAC ductwork, fume hood ductwork, laboratory gas distribution, laboratory plumbing, acid waste systems, sanitary waste & vents, domestic and industrial water, hydronic piping, hydronic specialties, steam and condensate piping, water treatment, reheat coils, heat exchangers, air handling units, exhaust fans and fume hood exhaust fans.

UCSD Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine (SCRM)
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UCSD Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine (SCRM)

La Jolla, CA

Owner:

UCSD Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine (SCRM)

General Contractor:

Hensel Phelps

Architect:

Davis Davis Architects

Engineer:

EXP

Contract Value:

$14,400,000

Year Completed:

2010

Sector:

Hospitals and Laboratories

UCSD Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine (SCRM)

La Jolla, CA

About:

This four-story, 146,000 Sq. Ft. stem cell research facility contains research areas, administrative areas, a 16,000 Sq. Ft. vivarium and an enclosed area for observing plant and animal life.

The consortium was a joint effort of the University of California, San Diego, the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies and the Scripps Research Institute.

A.O. Reed’s contribution included the installation of 166 chilled beams, 406 Phoenix valves, a 1000 ton central plant and all laboratory process piping.

This $115 million dollar project was a Design-Assist. REVIT modeling was required and the project has LEED Gold certification.

Pacific Beacon
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Pacific Beacon

San Diego, CA

Owner:

Pacific Beacon

General Contractor:

Clark Construction

Architect:

Torti Gallas & Partners, Inc.

Engineer:

McParlane & Associates

Contract Value:

$29,500,000

Year Completed:

2009

Sector:

High-Rise Buildings and Hotels

Pacific Beacon

San Diego, CA

About:

Pacific Beacon is a top housing project in San Diego and a part of the Homeport Ashore program to improve quality of life for single Sailors. This is the first large-scale construction project authorized by Congress where the Department of the Navy joined a partnership with a civilian developer to build housing for unaccompanied Sailors.

Pacific Beacon consists of four, 18 story buildings, a four-story parking structure, outdoor recreation and social areas. There are 500 housing units each featuring two walk-in closets, a private study area, kitchen area and washer/dryer. This project also has a 6,000 square-foot fitness center, and a ninth floor swimming pool and spa.

A.O. Reed was responsible for the design and construction of the plumbing and HVAC systems. We teamed with McParlane & Associates on the pre-construction and design efforts. AOR installed 992 vertical and horizontal water source heat pumps to serve this 1.2 million square-foot complex. The project was delivered six months ahead of schedule to the owner.

Rady Children’s Hospital
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Rady Children’s Hospital

San Diego, CA

Owner:

Children's Healthcare

Architect:

Anshen & Allen Architects

Contract Value:

$37,708,000

Year Completed:

2010

Sector:

Hospitals and Laboratories

Rady Children’s Hospital

San Diego, CA

About:

The new Rady Children’s Hospital Acute Care Tower is a $260 Million dollar, 279,000 square foot project. There are 442 beds including 84 medical-surgical beds, a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and a cancer center, 16 operating rooms, 28 bed hematology and oncology unit and a 10 bed bone marrow transplant intensive care unit.

A.O. Reed was responsible for installing 21 air handling units, 37 exhaust fans, 67 fan coil units, 10 humidifiers, 3 chillers and 3 cooling towers. Also included in the project was plumbing, water, medical gas, HHW/CHW piping, steam/condensate, HTHW piping and all HVAC duct systems.

Salk Institute
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Salk Institute

La Jolla, CA

Owner:

Salk Institute

Year Completed:

2012

Sector:

Hospitals and Laboratories

Salk Institute

La Jolla, CA

About:

Biological research facility. Remove & replace existing chillers, boilers, cooling tower, supply & exhaust fans in built up air handlers, replace all existing chill water & condenser water piping between pumps & equipment.  Replace all chilled & condenser water pumps, replace existing domestic hot water heat exchangers.