Category: Projects

Decibel Apartments

Decibel Apartments

This mixed-use project includes affordable housing of studio, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom apartments. The roof includes a unique community space with dog-friendly amenities. Auburn Mechanical provided mechanical, plumbing, gas, and boiler services.

Facts:

  • General Contractor: Walsh Construction
  • Plumbing
  • HVAC
  • New Construction

Amazon Spheres Retail Buildouts

Amazon Spheres Retail Buildouts

Auburn Mechanical is working on Sphere 1 and Sphere 2 of Amazon Spheres as the design-assist mechanical contractor on the retail buildouts.

Facts:

  • General Contractor: Sellen Construction
  • Design-Assist
  • Plumbing
  • HVAC

Helios Apartments

Helios Apartments

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.

Facts:

  • General Contractor: Turner Construction
  • Design-Build
  • Plumbing
  • New Construction

Kaiser Permanente – Burien

Kaiser Permanente – Burien

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.

Facts:

  • General Contractor: Ryan Companies
  • Design-Build
  • Plumbing
  • HVAC
  • New Construction

Romac Industries Retrofit

Romac Industries Retrofit

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.

Facts:

  • General Contractor: Schuchart
  • Design-Build
  • Plumbing
  • HVAC
  • Retrofit

UW Mercer Hall

UW Mercer Hall

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.

Facts:

  • General Contractor: WG Clark
  • Plumbing

Anthem on 12th Apartments

Anthem on 12th Apartments

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.

Facts:

  • General Contractor: Walsh Construction
  • Plumbing
  • New Construction

Westland Distillery Retrofit

Westland Distillery Retrofit

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).

Facts:

  • Owner Direct: Westland Distillery
  • Pipefitting
  • Dual System Cooling Tower/Chiller

Marriott Residence Inn

Marriott Residence Inn

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!

Facts:

  • General Contractor: Mortenson
  • Design-Build
  • Plumbing
  • HVAC
  • New Construction

PAC Tower, UW Medical Center

PAC Tower, UW Medical Center

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.

Facts:

  • General Contractor: Skanska
  • Plumbing
  • HVAC
    Remodel