CWRU Health Science Parking Garage

Project:

Case Western Reserve University – Health Science Parking Garage
Cleveland,  OH

Description:

Renovation of an existing two-level underground parking garage below the Health Science Building at Case Western Reserve University.

Summary of Services:

  • Mechanical and Electrical system upgrades and renovation
  • Construction Administration services.

System Design Highlights:

  • Emergency lighting and exit signs added on both levels to impove illumination.
  • Replacement of exhaust fans and design of variable frequency drives to bring the ventilation system up to current code standards.
  • Garage floor drainage systems were modified to improve the garage environment.

Unique Project Challenges:

  • The emergency lighting and exit sign additions were completed while the emergency generator system was still in operation, making electrical installation and system change-over more challenging.
  • The parking garage is underneath an occupied University building. Renovation work was not permitted to disrupt the regular use of the building.

Construction Cost:

$3,300,000

Square Footage:

200,000

Project Completion Date:

2009