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Palomar College Learning For Success

Prop M

Maintain & Modernize Palomar College

Health Sciences Building

 

Delivery Method: CM Multi-Prime
Project Cost: $11 million
Construction Start Date: April 2009
Completion Date: June 2010
Occupy Date: Fall Semester 2010
Bond Series: A

Scope/Summary:

This project demolished and replaced the S building  originally constructed in 1956. This 2-story, 25,000 SF building resulted in an energy efficient, sustainable, student accessible learning environment that supports the Nursing and  Dental Assisting Programs.

Sustainability Features:

  • Designed to meet LEED Silver certification standards
  • 10% of buildings electrical power generated by roof top PV solar array
  • Demand based air-conditioning
  • 30-40% less water use
  • Drought tolerant landscaping
  • Improved long term interior air quality by use of Low VOC interior finishes
  • High percentage recycled content building materials (10-15% average) used throughout

Project Team:

  • Architect: Carrier Johnson
  • Construction Manager: Swinerton Builders
  • Civil Engineer: Masson & Associates
  • Electrical/Mechanical Engineer: TMAD, Taylor & Gaines
  • Structural Engineer: TMAD, Taylor & Gaines
  • Landscape Architect: Wimmer, Yamada & Caughey
  • Facilities Director: Kelley Hudson-MacIsaac
  • Construction Manager: Chris Miller
  • Prop M Construction Manager: Ralph Johnson