UNR Pennington Health Science Building

UNR Pennington Health Science Building, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada

PK Electrical, Inc. was the electrical engineer on record for this new building on the UNR campus. This 59,000 sq ft building is at the forefront of academic excellence with medical simulation systems, control rooms, full body patient simulations, clinical skills labs, offices, wet and dry labs, cadaver storage, lecture halls, classrooms and support spaces utilizing LEED Silver design. The electrical design addressed the lighting and controls, power distribution, fire alarm, site lighting and coordination of the utilities. Our firm’s RCDD designed and specified the IT and security infrastructure. A high-end security system with CCTV and card access was placed in various labs and entry doors. The computer network has a fiber optic backbone with CAT 6 drops throughout. Extensive A/V was integrated into all of the labs, lecture halls and education spaces. This design met the NEC, Nevada State Public Works Stands and the University of Nevada Standards. Construction cost was $30 million.