Roche Diagnostic Laboratory
San Rafael, California
The 42,000 sq. ft. laboratory/research space was built inside a converted warehouse building along with an 18,000 sq. ft. administration area. The air handling units and boiler room are housed in a mezzanine centrally located for efficient duct work distribution. The mechanical system is designed for variable air volume controlled by the fume hoods and room differential pressure. Emergency power is provided for air handling units, chillers and other critical equipment. Special lighting is provided in administrative areas to accentuate the volume of the building.