Downers Grove Grade School District 58
2014 Life Safety Work; 7 Schools
Scope of Work: This Summer 2014 project consisted of demolition of existing HVAC units and associated interior ductwork located on the roof of seven elementary schools. One school received new energy eﬃcient boilers. Additionally, new energy eﬃcient cabinet unit heaters, along with a new air handler unit, were installed in another school.
In addition to the HVAC work, architectural features such as: new doors & frames, new overhead coiling doors, and new ceilings were installed to coincide with new Life Safety Code Compliance. A new noise reducing classroom partition in one school was installed, to included associated new structural steel and ceiling modifications.
Due to the expedited schedule to complete all the work during the summer, Troop coordinated all procurement of long‐ lead items to ensure delivery in time to meet all project schedule milestones. Working closely with the owner, architect, and manufacturers during the submittal process and procurement ensured successful completion of the project on‐time.
Definable features of work:
- Selective Demolition
- Folding Room Partitions
- Acoustical Ceilings
- New Roof Top Units and HVAC equipment
- New Boilers
- HVAC programming and Controls
- Masonry patch/repair
- Electrical upgrades and distribution
Contract Value: $1,313,000
Client Reference: Jim Smiley, Senior Project Architect; Wight & Company 630.969.7000, firstname.lastname@example.org