Colorado Springs Utilities Laboratory Building

Location Colorado Springs, Colorado
Client Colorado Springs Utilities
Size 48,000 SF
Cost $10,800,000
Architect RNL Design
Denver, ColoradoColorado Architectural Partnership
Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Achieved LEED Silver certification
  • 75% lab /25% office
  • 3 major lab control areas with 5 labs each including prep, storage and clean areas
  • 2-story steel structure with 2-story atrium and clerestory windows
  • Fume hoods (23)
  • Piped gases argon and O₂
  • Canister hydrogen and chemicals
  • Mechanical: VAV with air handlers in penthouse, 2 chillers, and boiler
  • Construction on occupied campus
  • CM/GC contract
  • 2006 Rocky Mountain American Concrete Institute – Award of Excellence Public Buildings Over $10 million; 2005 American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado (ACEC/CO) Excellence Award Building/Technology Systems