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FDA Irvine

FDA Irvine Lab

irvine, CA

Value Provided

GMC Commissioning's technical value was brought to the project through in-depth expertise.  Our ability to communicate effectively, appropriately address relevant issues, and provide creative troubleshooting suggestions allowed the project to stay on budget and schedule.

Project Overview

The FDA Irvine project included the renovation of mechanical and building automation system for 150,000 SF of laboratory spaces within an existing facility.  GMC Cx provided commissioning services for this multi-phase project within an occupied building.  Scope included air handling units, variable volume laboratory air valves, reheat coils, fume hoods, electrical distribution, and controls systems.  Project challenges included maintaining critical room pressure cascades for containment purposes and executing commissioning tests during a swing shift without effecting other areas of the building which are conducting active science.

Systems Commissioned

  • Mechanical Systems including central utility plant, AHU and VAVs

  • Lab Exhaust

  • Electrical, Emergency Power, UPS, Lighting Controls

  • Plumbing Systems including Emergency Water System, Domestic Hot and Cold Water

  • Building Automation System

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