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National Aquarium – Animal Care and Research Center

National Aquarium – Animal Care and Research Center

National Aquarium of Baltimore
Baltimore, MD

Scope of Work

J. F. Fischer, Inc., was contracted to provide Mechanical HVAC, Plumbing, Life Safety Systems and associated specialties for the construction of a new Animal Care and Research facility for the National Aquarium in Baltimore. The scope of work included installing mechanical Life Safety Systems for animal welfare, Mechanical HVAC systems, Plumbing systems, Water Treatment systems, and Automatic Control Systems in a former 2-story manufacturing facility. Life Safety systems include furnishing and installing chilled and heater water systems, plumbing systems and controls, and pressurized air systems for delivery and maintenance of varying sources of fresh water, salt water, filtered water to various animal tanks, aquaria, holding rooms, etc. Included in the HVAC Scope is supplying and installing Air Handling, Humidification/Dehumidification Equipment and controls, chillers, boilers, and associated systems, to serve both animal spaces and employee areas, and associated ductwork and air distribution systems. HVAC and Plumbing work was provided to office areas, employee common areas and facilities, conference and training rooms, and in house maintenance departments.