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

La Jolla, CA

Client:

UCSD Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine (SCRM)

Architect:

Davis Davis Architects

Contract Value:

$14,137,095

Year Completed:

2010

Sector:

Hospitals and Laboratories

UCSD Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine (SCRM)

La Jolla, CA

About:

This four-story, 146,000 square foot stem cell research facility contains research areas, administrative areas, a 16,000 square foot 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 Design-Assist, REVIT modeling was required and the project has LEED Gold certification.

Pacific Beacon
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Pacific Beacon

San Diego, CA

Client:

Pacific Beacon

Architect:

Torti Gallas & Partners, Inc.

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

Client:

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

Client:

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.

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Southwestern College Central Utility Plant

San Diego, CA

Client:

Southwestern College

Architect:

Gensler

Contract Value:

$9,242,000

Year Completed:

2012

Sector:

Educational Facilities

Southwestern College Central Utility Plant

San Diego, CA

About:

A.O. Reed & Co. acted as the primary contractor for this project.

Work included the installation over 14,000 linear feet of chilled and heating hot water underground piping. Direct buried preinsulated piping sized up to 24” round was utilized. The construction work was performed with the campus remaining in operation and extended through the main campus entrances. This installation required over 25,000 yards of excavation and the reinstallation of the main campus loop traffic roadway. These piping loops connected services from the new Central Chiller Plant (also installed by A.O. Reed) to the various campus buildings,

UC Irvine Social & Behavioral Sciences
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UC Irvine Social & Behavioral Sciences

Irvine, CA

Client:

UC Irvine Social & Behavioral Sciences

Sector:

Educational Facilities

UC Irvine Social & Behavioral Sciences

Irvine, CA

About:

Design Build – This building is a 5-story 113,411 sq ft   social teaching and study lab. There are 2 Roof top air handlers with return air, one at 56,000cfm and the other at 80,000 cfm. There are approximately 11 exhaust fans ranging from 350 cfm to 2,300 cfm, over 100 VAV air terminals and 10 CRAC units, Blower coils and fan coils. There are 2 building circ pumps for the hydronic side one each for the HHW and Chilled water system. The return air is accomplished through a ceiling return plenum. The plumbing system has a submersible sump pump system for the below street level and the rest of the building is gravity to the street sewer. Standard electric water heater and re-circ domestic hot water system. Building controls are done by Siemens Building Technologies. All controls are Digital control.

UC Irvine Rowland Hall
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UC Irvine Rowland Hall

Irvine, CA

Client:

UC Irvine Rowland Hall

Sector:

Educational Facilities

UC Irvine Rowland Hall

Irvine, CA

About:

This 5-story project included 49,000 sq. ft. of a new building addition, which adjoined an existing 6-story, 183,000 sq. ft. building. The existing building was retrofit with new HVAC laboratory fume hood exhaust systems. A.O. Reed utilized the Design-Assist method on this project.

Smart Corner
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Smart Corner

San Diego, CA

Client:

Smart Corner

Architect:

AVRP

Contract Value:

$10,319,384

Year Completed:

2007

Sector:

High-Rise Buildings and Hotels

Smart Corner

San Diego, CA

About:

The Smart Corner, mixed-use project involved the construction of two buildings in downtown San Diego that complete one city block.

The first building is an 19 story condominium high rise consisting of 301 units. The second building consists of a 5 story office building, shell only, approximately 110,000 sq. ft. in size. The two buildings are separated by the San Diego City College trolley station which is a part of the “bay-to-park” pedestrian link.

The residential building includes a fully equipped fitness center, roof top lounge with outdoor spa, four full-service elevators, ministorage units and four-level, electronically secured gated subterranean parking.

This was a Design/Build project and was certified LEED Silver.

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Sharp Hospital

San Diego, CA

Client:

Sharp Healthcare

Architect:

NBBJ

Contract Value:

$27,789,722

Sector:

Hospitals and Laboratories

Sharp Hospital

San Diego, CA

About:

The new 315,000 s.f. Sharp Hospital Expansion features a seven-story tower, 302 patient beds, along with shell space for an additional 32 beds. The tower includes 128 AC beds, 126 IMCU beds and 48 ICU beds as well as 10 operating rooms and a recovery suite. A complete emergency room department, new hospital entrance and lobby, and administrative department complete the new tower.

Renovation of the existing adjacent structure combined with central plant upgrades and substantial infrastructure improvements have resulted in a total campus upgrade.

This competitive bid project, includes OSHPD (Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development) approved construction. The facility is a structural steel frame with a curtain wall, metal panel and precast exteriors.

A.O. Reed provided the complete HVAC and plumbing upgrades and distribution to serve the new tower.