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Lab/Office Expansion Design + Construction
The Agilent Lab/Office Expansion project was part of the overall NASD (Nucleic Acid Solutions Division) Renovation at the Agilent Facility in Boulder, Colorado. This project was based on a previously developed Strategic Space and Real Estate Report which defined the need for additional lab, office and support space driven by the expected ramp in production at this facility.
CRB was hired as Agilent’s Design/Build partner and was responsible for architectural, mechanical, electrical, and process utilities design, cost estimating, equipment procurement, as well as overall construction management. The project was designed in a phased, multi-year approach, allowing Agilent to construct the project within their annual capital budgets. Programming and conceptual design needed to account for ongoing production and office work at the site. The entire team was active from the initial project kick-off. constructability reviews and value engineering efforts occurred throughout the design life-cycle. We also locked in project budgets early, which helped construction run smoothly and quickly.
Despite the fact that a major flood event happened in Colorado during the project, we completed construction ahead of schedule.