Southern Research Institute

Due to a series of unfortunate coincidences, including a 100-year rain, one-third of the Southern Research Institute’s Frederick, MD facility’s roof collapsed, destroying and flooding the mechanical equipment room and A/BSL-3 labs. Summer Consultants provided mechanical, electrical and plumbing design for the restoration and repair of the damaged lab space and mechanical room. The spaces… Read More

Northern Virginia Community College CS Schuler Science Laboratory Building

Summer Consultants provided mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering design for the renovation and expansion of a 50,000 SF two-level science classroom facility into a 60,000 SF state-of-the-art wet laboratory building with 25 fume hoods. Features of the project included the relocation of several laboratories, expansion of the Physical Science and other laboratories, and a new… Read More

National Institute of Standards and Technology Building 235 A-E Wings

Building 235 houses the NIST Center for Neutron Research and includes a working 20MW research nuclear reactor and reactor support spaces. Summer Consultants replaced all air moving equipment which had not been replaced in the past few years including a new air handling unit, five air conditioning units, seven heating and ventilating units and over… Read More

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences CHIRP Lab

Summer Consultants designed renovations to a DNA sequencing laboratory to address temperature swings within the lab. The research lab houses 12, highly sensitive DNA sequencing machines that require regular maintenance of temperature set points for proper calibration and to prevent damage. A new, redundant, direct expansion cooling system was designed to address the temperature concerns…. Read More

Dover Air Force Base Building 262 Innovation Laboratory

Summer Consultants provided mechanical and electrical engineering design services as part of a design-build renovation project. The reconfiguration provides a new collaboration area, presentation area and storage space. Renovations included new walls, ceilings, doors, and flooring as well as new paint. Mechanical improvements included a new dedicated outside air system (DOAS) to provide ventilation air… Read More