Helios is a 400-unit, 40-story apartment building in Seattle. The base of the tower features retail space with the podium of the tower facilitating four floors of above-grade parking located right above the retail level. Auburn Mechanical’s scope of work included design-build and plumbing.
The Kaiser Permanente facility in Burien is a design-build, plumbing and HVAC project that included the new ground-up construction of a single-story, 23,000-SF medical office building. Mechanical work was completed for the labs, pharmacy, imaging, procedure rooms, exam rooms, offices, and common spaces. The scope consisted of a sanitary waste/vent, storm drain, variable-refrigerant-flow (VRF) system, domestic water systems, natural gas, exhaust, and associated ductwork.
Auburn was the full-mechanical contractor for the retrofit and work was done throughout the facility with an emphasis on office space and the industrial rubber manufacturing room. The rubber manufacturing room included open facing ductwork, so the room required master craftsmanship and an aesthetically pleasing installation. Plumbing was also updated throughout the building for bathrooms, etc.
The University of Washington’s Mercer Hall provides studios, 2, 3, 4 and 6-bedroom apartment units for over 900 students in five wings over a common parking garage. The seven-story concrete and wood-frame structure includes central courtyards, meeting spaces and a coffee shop.
Auburn Mechanical was responsible for plumbing, including boiler work, on the Anthem on 12th Apartments. The new-construction project resulted in a six-story building that has 120 apartments, including low-income housing. The building also includes commercial space on the ground floor.
Auburn was the owner-direct mechanical contractor on the Westland Distillery, Process Cooling System Retrofit. Westland was using domestic water to cool the distilling process, which was not economically or environmentally viable. By installing a dual system cooling tower/chiller, they are saving 13,000 gallons of water per day, and increased the efficiency by about 80% (compared to a chiller alone).
Jason brings seven years’ experience as a superintendent to Auburn and over 20 years of commercial HVAC experience. Jason has expertise in detailing, tracking hours, managing and installing commercial projects. He is extremely skilled in all aspects of running projects of varying sizes and is capable of communicating with customers, contractors, and management.
Auburn Mechanical was responsible for the plumbing and HVAC for this 15-story, 320-room hotel that includes three levels of parking in downtown Seattle. With an emphasis on extended-stay travel, each room has a kitchen and office amenities. Additionally, the location is advantageous for its proximity to the Washington State Convention Center and downtown attractions. Keep a look out for it if you are ever on Howell Street!
Auburn was the plumbing and HVAC piping contractor on the remodel of the multi floor, occupied hospital wing. Important to the renovation was critical 24/7 medical-gas services, and heating and cooling services, including critical tie-ins to the existing medical-gas system. The project required careful coordination with several different user groups to minimize disruption to patient services.
MG2 Architecture, one of the largest architecture firms in the state, moved their headquarters from Bellevue to Seattle. For MG2’s new office, Auburn was responsible for the complete install of a new LG VRF System in a 60,000 SF shell and core building. The system includes 150 tons of cooling and heating, with associated low-pressure ductwork and control system.