Type

Medical Schools

Location

Houston, Texas

Owner 

Prairie View A&M University

Project Scope

100,000 sq. ft.

Cost

$35,000,000

Completion

2006

Project Delivery

Competitive Sealed Bid Proposal

Project Description

Shah Smith & Associates, Inc. provided mechanical, electrical, and plumbing design engineering services for a 100,000 sq. ft. building, planned for future 100,000 sq. ft. addition.  The building has five occupied floors and eight level-1,200 car parking garage.

The project consists of offices, classrooms, auditoriums, labs, and different nursing education departments.

K rated transformers and transient voltage surge suppression is utilized to protect sensitive electronic circuits and equipment.

A variable air volume HVAC system with heat wheel and pretreatment for outside air is included.

A central plant with centrifugal chillers, boilers, pumps is provided with future expansion capability.