MIT Lab Renovation

Location:  Cambridge, MA

Market:  Higher Education

General Contractor:  Columbia Construction

Timeline:  January 2020 – March 2021

Services Provided: 

  • HVAC
  • Mechanical
  • Fabrication

Project Overview

This renovation project was for MIT’s Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, affecting 18,500 sqft of space. The work included twenty new laboratories and a clean room. The mechanical scope included the installation of two side-by-side 25,000 CFM air handling units with a common vestibule, Skyplume exhaust fans, Vektor exhaust fans, hot water pumps, two pressure-reducing valves (PRV) stations, chilled water fan coil units, supply/exhaust air valves, and variable air volume boxes.