Start / Completion Date: February 2016 / November 2017
The Africa rocks exhibit is a 350,000 sq ft project located in the central section of the San Diego Zoo. This exhibit showcases the various animal species in a naturalistic setting with plants and terrain similar to their native environments. Distinctive features include a large waterfall, underwater aquarium viewing, and eight animal buildings. Scope of work included HVAC, plumbing, process, and life support systems piping, including LSS pumps, ozone generation equipment and piping, heat exchangers, UV sterilizers, protein skimmers, deareation towers, sand and carbon filtration and process controls. Animal buildings consisting of air handlers, chillers, boilers, fan coils, and hepa filtration along with all hydronic piping as well as plumbing for domestic hot and cold water and fixtures.
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Start / Completion Date: July 2006 / September 2008
The Birch Aquarium Drain Separation was a $2.6 million renovation project designed to separate storm and sewer water piping throughout the 30, 000 square foot facility. The project included demolition and replacement of 90% of all underground storm and sewer piping, and concrete throughout the facility. Pacific Rim Mechanical acted as the prime contractor overseeing the replacement of; steel doors with fiberglass reinforced doors, FRP platform stands for servicing of public display tanks, water filtration skids, life support aquatic filtration skids, ADA hand rails, drywall repairs, painting, epoxy floor finishes, security perimeter fencing, electrical service upgrade, cabinetry, stainless steel counter tops and decorative ceramic tile base. The Birch Aquarium remained operational throughout the duration of the project.
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Start / Completion Date: September 2008 / September 2009
Pala Casino Phase 2 was a 110, 000 square foot remodel and expansion project which took place in an occupied and operating gaming casino and restaurant. During construction the High Limits gaming area stayed in operation. Pacific Rim Mechanical provided plumbing and HVAC installation including 14 new rooftop units ranging in size from 40 tons to 100 tons, 31 kitchen exhaust fans UL rated for grease, welded grease ductwork, 1, 297 grilles, registers and diffusers, hydronic piping consisting of chilled water and heating hot water, 400 ton air cooled chiller, 8 custom make-up air units, 7 split systems, 2 Liebert computer room units, 3 Trane intellipak units with Semco heat energy recovery wheels, 44 fire / smoke dampers, and a 15, 000 cfm smoke exhaust fan. Extensive coordination was required with the Pala Facilities Director, Swinerton Builders, the Food and Beverage Director, and the Security and Gaming Commission.