Biochemistry - replace windows
Project phase: Planning/Design
- The windows in Biochemistry date to the building’s construction in 1964 and no longer provide adequate insulation or environmental protection.
- Window replacement with efficient, thermally broken units to support occupant comfort without excessive condensation.
- Selection of units that respect the dimensions, proportions and finish of the original design.
- Replacement of existing solar screens on the south side of the building with gray tinted glass for an updated appearance.
- Replacement of 278 windows with new, fixed aluminum windows
- Abatement of PCB caulking
- Restoration of finish surface of plaster at windows as required
- Replacement of interior stone sills where broken
- Installation of new window blinds
- Building to remain occupied during construction, except for brief scheduled phasing of individual rooms to complete the work
- Barrier-free entrance will have a temporary overhead structure constructed to allow continuous safe access during the north stairwell phase
- Temporary pedestrian walkway to be incorporated adjacent to existing path on north side of building during north stairwell phase
- Six parking spaces at south of building to be closed off for a limited phase of construction; will be coordinated with MSU Police Dept.
- Loading Dock to remain accessible throughout the project
- Construction start: May 2018
- Completion of work: October 2018
- Source of funds is expected to be general fund (just-in-time)
Questions, concerns, comments?
- Kristin Pennock, design representative, (517) 884-7848, firstname.lastname@example.org