Projects / Higher Education

Sam Houston State University – Fred Pirkle Engineering Technology Center – Huntsville, Texas

Owner: Sam Houston State University
Contact Person: Earl Swisher| The Lawrence Group
Current Phone Number: 512-391-1932
Date Completed: September 2016
Final Cost: 16,600,000
Project Description:

The 53,500 sq.ft., multi-level Engineering Technology Center is the primary facility for the Agricultural Sciences and Engineering Technology Departments. The Innovation Lab is the core of the Pirkle Center providing a main collaboration area, woodworking shops, clean manufacturing rooms, animal science and research labs, electronics and robotics labs, classrooms, faculty and staff offices, administrative offices. Located on Level 1 are the Main Mechanical, Pump Room and the Main Electrical Room serving as the core of the building’s systems and distributing utilities to the upper levels. Project includes the extension of existing campus thermal utilities to the building, and the design of hydronic systems.

Services Provided:

Jose I. Guerra Inc. provided complete mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering design, and construction administration services, including controls and special systems.


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