UMass Boston General Academic Building #1

Project Scope:


The UMass Boston General Academic Building #1 is the second new academic building in the UMass Boston Master Plan. Featuring more the 25 General-use classrooms, a multi-media studio classroom, four 150-200 discussion halls and a 500 seat lecture hall. This project included all new services; power, mechanical, lighting, fire alarm, telecommunications.
 

Installation Highlights:


    • Electrical Distribution
    • New AV in all the classrooms
    • Fire Alarm
    • Interior & Exterior Security System
    • Lighting
    • Lighting Control
    • Wireless access throughout
    • Data

RTH Riverway Residential

Project Scope:


Our team provided electrical installation services for this 11-story, 145-unit high rise residential building, newly constructed along Boston’s Riverway. The project required extensive coordination with the general contractor and other trades in order to meet an aggressive schedule within a tight work footprint.

Installation Highlights:


    • New 4000-amp service
    • Rooftop emergency generator
    • Extensive power distribution
    • Lighting and lighting control systems
    • Fire alarm system
    • Voice, DATA, and CTU
    • Security and card access

Nexamp Solar

Project Scope:


Atop National Grid’s New England Distribution Center warehouse roof, our team installed a one-megawatt solar array—the largest rooftop solar array in New England at the time of construction. The project scope included installing solar panels, combiner boxes, piping, wiring, grounding, weather station, and watt-hour meters on the roof, as well as watt inverters and metering inside building.

Highlights:


    • 4,683 Evergreen® 210-watt solar panels
    • 40 combiner boxes
    • Two 500,000-watt inverters and metering
    • 2,400 feet of 2-inch Rigid Steel Conduit (RSC)
    • 6,800 feet of 2.5-inch RSC
    • 1,900 feet of .75-inch RSC
    • 18,500 feet of 1/0, 2/0, and 3/0 cable

Walgreens Flagship Store

Scope:


Our team collaborated on the new fit-out of the high-profile Walgreens Flagship Store, prominently located at Downtown Crossing. This is the only Walgreens Flagship Store in Massachusetts—and one of only a few such stores nationwide. Specialized solutions were required for a wide range of in-store programs, including a liquor store, beauty salon, yogurt stand, and sushi counter.

Installation Highlights:


    • New distribution and power
    • LED lighting and controls
    • Fire alarm system
    • Security system

Edward M Kennedy Institute

Project Scope:


The Edward M. Kennedy Institute project included a complete electrical installation of extensive power, lighting, audiovisual capabilities, and fire alarm systems. This project required us to work in several unique environments, including full-scale replicas of both Senator Kennedy’s Washington office and the United States Senate Chamber. The program also included University of Massachusetts teaching classrooms, a chiller plant, and two large mechanical spaces.

Highlights:


    • 3,000-amp switchboard
    • 400-kilowatt diesel generator with normal and emergency power distribution systems
    • Siemens® fire alarm system
    • Lutron lighting control system
    • State of the art Electrosonic® audio/visual exhibit spaces
    • 50 exterior bollards—each bearing the name of a US state—are lit by in-ground LED fixtures
    • Sconce fixtures on gallery walls are replicas of US Senate Chambers fixtures, each one hand-crafted from a custom mold
    • Ceiling electrical work in the chamber dome was completed off of 50-foot-high staging, with limited interior ladder access
    • Tight schedule and rigorous electrical and AV coordination