laboratories                                  w w w. k b e b u i l d i n g. c o m                                  Connect...
who we are      a successful construction firm with integrity      •	 52-year-old	construction	services	firm	with	projects...
nuferneast granby, ctowner       Nufern                         KBE	successfully	met	both	the	specialized	laboratory	requi...
fones dental school | university of bridgeportbridgeport, ctRenovation	of	2	floors	in	a	student	residence	hall.	The	floors...
anatomy laboratory | university of bridgeportbrigeport, ctowner 	             University	of	Bridgeportarchitect	          ...
science center | eastern connecticut state universitywillimantic, ctowner 	              Eastern	Connecticut	State	Univers...
coastal ecology laboratory | university of marylandberlin, mdowner 	      University	of	Maryland   The	University	of	Maryl...
us coast guard research development centernew london, ctowner                CJ	Fort	Trumbull	Office,	LLC	architect       ...
vernon cleaves vocational agricultural center at lyman hall high schoolwallingford, ctowner               Town	of	Wallingf...
north haven high schoolnorth haven, ct                                                                          owner     ...
ecsu science center  “As	M|E|P	Specialist,	Rich	[Peterson]	provided	invaluable	support	to	the	project.	His	extensive	knowl...
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KBE Laboratories 2011

  1. 1. laboratories w w w. k b e b u i l d i n g. c o m Connecticut | Northeast Region • Maryland | Mid-Atlantic RegionFor more information:Cora HarkinsManager of Business Development30 Batterson Park Road,Farmington, CT 06032860.284.7622charkins@kbebuilding.com
  2. 2. who we are a successful construction firm with integrity • 52-year-old construction services firm with projects throughout New England and Mid Atlantic, and more than $2.3 billion in construction volume over the last decade. • Highly experienced Design-Builder, CM at Risk, CM as Advisor, and General Contractor. • Committed to putting communities to work and exceeding our client’s SBE/MBE/WBE goals. • One of the region’s largest merit shop construction firms. KBE offers our clients access to an extensive pool of qualified trade contracting firms, regardless of union or non-union affiliation, providing our clients with the most competitive pricing from the best qualified firms. expert in-house staff • Staff of 120+ experienced construction professionals and support staff • Preconstruction and Estimating Groups with Certified Professional Estimators • KBE has 16 LEED Accredited Professionals • BIM (Business Information Modeling), Mechanical/Electrical, and Site Specialists annually recognized award winning firm for our... • Expertise in Partnering • Construction Management Delivery of high quality projects • Excellence in Construction proven management processes We initiate expansive communication throughout the Preconstruction and Construction process utilizing: • Leading-edge web-based communication subcontractor and online plan room portals providing access to all project team members. • Technology focus...we support our clients, staff and projects utilizing multiple software resources. unique badging program Through our mandatory “Badging” program, (used on all of our project sites), we: • Verify the U.S. work eligibility of trade contractors’ employees • Confirm the status as eligible employees; not independent contractors • Mandate every worker on our sites provide I-9’s and W-4’s, and other project required documentation such as OSHA 10-hour certificates prior to the start of work • Provide every worker with a badge that must be presented and verified each day in order to work on site safety alliances eliminate issues and project delays • KBE provided safety training for 600+ individual trade contractor staff to date including OSHA 10-and 30-Hour Safety Certifications, Lull, Scaffold, and Fall Protection Training courses and others. • Recognized every year since 2002 with our industry’s highest honor - the Platinum STEP (Safety Training and Evaluation Process) award from the national Association of Builders and Contractors. In previous years, the firm was recognized with the STEP Gold and Silver awards. • Our safety program extends to our subcontractors as well. Each trade contractor must submit a written safety program to KBE for review. If no program exists, we assist them in developing a formal written program and in training their staff in the required safety procedures
  3. 3. nuferneast granby, ctowner Nufern KBE successfully met both the specialized laboratory requirements and fast-track architect Gensler schedule for this extensive renovation of an existing 50,000 sf warehouse into Nufern’s size 80,000 sf fiber optics lab, manufacturing, and office facility. A 12,000 sf mezzanine addition was cost $11.8 million also built as part of the project for the Australian-based, internationally-recognized services Construction Manager at Risk manufacturer and supplier of engineered optical fibers. Nufern’s exacting requirements included the construction of several clean rooms and a complex, high-capacity HVAC system needed to precisely control the interior environment and dissipate heat generated in the manufacturing process. Specialized piping was required to handle the industrial gases used in production. We worked collaboratively with the client and the architect to keep the project on its 8-month, fast-track schedule without compromising the budget. A comprehensive safety program was developed and implemented to manage the hazards of the highly corrosive and explosive gases and chemicals used in manufacturing operations.
  4. 4. fones dental school | university of bridgeportbridgeport, ctRenovation of 2 floors in a student residence hall. The floors were converted into a state-of-the art dental teaching facility with 30 new dental chairs for instruction and teaching purposes, 4 X-Ray rooms, sterilization room, waiting room, offices, conference room, and a state-of-the art classroom including a smart board and plasma TV system.The facility is now fully ADA-accessible, allowing for more elderly patients to receive clinical services, including those in wheelchairs or who require walking assistance. Construction required the integration of new M|E|P systems to meet the clinic’s operational requirements. Additional scope of work included installation of Chilled Water Systems, Telephone/Data, Security, Fire Alarm, Power Distribution, Lighting. The work was completed while the building was fully occupied and operational. owner University of Bridgeport architect Antinozzi Associates, PC size 22,342 sf cost $4.4 million services Construction Manager at Risk
  5. 5. anatomy laboratory | university of bridgeportbrigeport, ctowner University of Bridgeportarchitect Bernstien & Associates, Architects, PLLCsize 4,308 sfcost $1.1 millionservices Construction ManagerRenovation to the existing Anatomy Laboratory on 2 floors of Charles Dana Hall at the University of Bridgeport. Scope of work consists of interior demolition and abatement, heavy M|E|P system upgrades which require structural & roof modifications, interior renovation with finishes including male and female locker rooms. The building is occupied throughout construction and substantial completion is on schedule for August, 2011. campus wide projects at the university of bridgeport electric grid elevator modernization hvac | life safety upgrades it infrastructure
  6. 6. science center | eastern connecticut state universitywillimantic, ctowner Eastern Connecticut State Universityarchitect The S|L|A|M Collaborativesize 173,000 sf buildingcost $47.3 millionservices Construction ManagerThe 6 story science facility houses chemistry, physics, astronomy, meteorology and biology departments, as well as general classrooms and faculty office space. The project required sophisticated laboratory, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. Laboratories were constructed for multi-physics, biology, chemistry, earth science and animal studies, along with clean rooms and greenhouses.A LEED Silver certified building, specialized systems were installed, such as a gray-water system which reuses water from the labs and processes to flush toilets and a rain water capture system to water the plant life around the building.
  7. 7. coastal ecology laboratory | university of marylandberlin, mdowner University of Maryland The University of Maryland - Eastern Shore’s Coastal Ecology Teaching and Research Laboratory is architect HLM Design, Inc set 200 feet from the shore of the Sinepuxent River, near the bridge to Assateague Island. The size 10,135 sf facility will be used for research into the unique ecosystem of the coastal setting, and enable cost $3 million students and faculty to explore ocean, coastal, and marine environmental science. The one-story, services General Contractor 11,000 sf wood structure is supported by a foundation system of concrete and metal pilings. The system is designed to fully stabilize the building during hurricanes and rough weather on the bay.
  8. 8. us coast guard research development centernew london, ctowner CJ Fort Trumbull Office, LLC architect Spagnolo Gisness Architecture, LLCsize 46,000 sfcost $3.8 millionservices General ContractorGeneral Contractor for interior fit out of commercial office shell for Coast Guards secure New London operations. Scope included fit out of 46,000 sf on two floors to meet compliance of strict Federal security guidelines for construction. Offices and open plan workstations, oil analysis laboratories, and highly secure interior rooms for classified operations were constructed. Project acheived LEED CI 2.1 Certification.river center | st. mary’s collegest. mary’s city, mdowner St. Mary’s College of Maryland The historic waterfront campus of St. Mary’s College of Maryland is graced with a new boathouse architect Muse Architects for sailing and crew programs, biology research, and waterfront recreation. The two-story, wood size 11,667 sf framed building offers water access facilities such as docks, ramps, and boardwalks to improve cost $5.5 million access to the river. Protection of the shoreline and the natural environment were key objectives services Construction Manager during construction. Thirty-six geothermal wells provide heating and cooling, and help meet the College’s sustainability goals.
  9. 9. vernon cleaves vocational agricultural center at lyman hall high schoolwallingford, ctowner Town of Wallingford architect Tai Soo Kim Partnerssize 70,300 sfcost $24 millionservices Construction Manager at Risk The two-story Vernon Cleaves Vocational Agricultural Center houses the school’s Agricultural Mechanics and Plant Science programs. The Center features a greenhouse, dedicated food science laboratory, Aquaculture / Biotech classrooms, labs and wastewater treatment systems as well as storage rooms, offices and meeting rooms. The Agricultural program encompasses a large animal facility and barn and a small animal program space. The Wildlife & Biology and Ag-Mechanics / Turf Grass Management programs are supported with facilities for both machine repair / maintenance and turf science for golf courses & landscaping.
  10. 10. north haven high schoolnorth haven, ct owner Town of North Haven architect Kaestle Boos Associates, Inc size 245,000 sf cost $58 million services Construction Manager One full floor of the new 245,000 sf high school is dedicated to science laboratories and classrooms with state-of-art laboratory casework, fume hoods and associated M|E|P systems. The building was constructed with significant sustainable design features.hamden middle schoolhamden, ctowner Town of Hamdenarchitect Tao Soo Kim Partnerssize 186,000 sfcost $44 millionservices Construction ManagerThe award winning design includes five separate, two-story “spines” connected to a curved central two story open atrium. Each spine is designated as a “house” servicing a single grade level. Ten science classrooms feature high-end laboratory casework and fume hoods to support the school’s science program.additional science laboratories in educational facilitiesconnecticut college, new london, ct beverly high school, beverly macentral ct state university, new britain ct katherine a. brennan school, new haven, ctnorwich technical high school, norwich, ct platt regional technical high school, milford, ctkaynor technical high school, waterbury ct carrington school, waterbury, ctgoodwin technical high school, new britain ct solomon schechter school, west hartford, ct
  11. 11. ecsu science center “As M|E|P Specialist, Rich [Peterson] provided invaluable support to the project. His extensive knowledge of M|E|P systems’ design and installation, coupled with his calm ‘we-can-do-it’ demeanor, was truly a gift. He has been especially helpful during the close-out and commissioning process. Closeout would have been a much more difficult process without him. You put us in very good hands. We have worked with [KBE] on seven projects over the past 8 years, and on every one of these you and your team have provided an exceptional level of service and personal commitment. nancy tinker, director of facilities management & planning, ecsu fones dental hygiene clinic | university of bridgeport “We are so pleased with the quality of the workmanship that went into creating this state-of-the-art facility. Your project team.... did an exceptional job of coordinating the construction...Your team definitely rose to the challenge of managing the work within an occupied building and working around the daily academic and clinic activities. The project was conducted professionally and respectfully, and we always felt that your team had our best interests at heart...” meg zayan, dean, university of bridgeportintegrity dedication pride innovation
  12. 12. B u i l d i n g E x c e l l e n c e To g e t h e rconnecticut | northeast region · maryland | mid-atlantic region 860.284.7110 410.910.1028 w w w. k b e b u i l d i n g. c o m

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