Project Info

  • Client US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntsville
  • Location Bethesda, MD
  • Size 2,500 sf

Repair of a BSL – 3 Laboratory, Building 9, Walter Reed

GES provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering services for a compliance study and remedial design for a 2,500-sf BSL-3 laboratory. The laboratory was experiencing significant problems with airflow, cracks in the walls, electrical failures, and difficulty maintaining room temperature and humidity. Responsible for analyzing the existing conditions and providing recommendations for corrective actions to bring the facility back up to a safely functioning BSL-3 laboratory as per the requirements of the BMBL 5th Edition.