University of North Dakota
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Grand Forks, North Dakota
The new facility includes medicine and health sciences education, simulation and clinical skills, occupational therapy, sports medicine, research and a satellite vivarium, and existing buildings will house shared clinical practice space, the UND vivarium, epigenetics, neuroscience, undergraduate education, and additional research labs.
The Mechanical Systems included:
- Wet sprinkler system with booster pump
- Plumbing systems with RO water supply system in the laboratories
Heating with 10 high-efficiency aerco boilers, baseboard radiation in all exterior rooms, rooftop units with heating coils, VAV with terminal heating coils and variable speed pumping.
- Ventilation with 4 rooftop units, 1 AHU for the classroom office areas, 2 AHU;s with DX heat recovery for BSL-2 labs, 1 AHU for vivarium for rats/mice. Lab ventilation system for hoods and make-up air ended up TSI.
- Air conditioning included: three 500 ton Trane Centravacs, Three cooling towers, variable speed pumping on all systems, and chilled water to 11 AHU’s and two fan coil units.
The Electrical Systems included:
- 300 kW generator
- Lighting controls throughout, distributed networked system in large rooms, and main atrium. Stand-alone sensors in most small rooms. Classrooms have distributed networked system
- Structured cabling, sound system, classroom AV, Surveillance, fire alarm, smoke detectors.