Harleysville, PA
Expertise
Mechanical
Electrical
Plumbing
Fire Protection
Structural
Technology Infrastructure
Security
LEED Commissioning
Certification
LEED Gold
Size
90,000

Colorcon is a worldwide leader in the development, supply and technical support of formulated coatings and other excipients for the pharmaceutical and dietary/food/nutritional supplement industries.  The new facility includes their global headquarters offices, global Data Center, and research and development labs.

The facility includes corporate offices, labs, lab suites and a data center.  The mechanical systems include air cooled chillers with free cooling options, air handlers for the labs and lab suites with energy saving run around coils, DX rooftop A/C units for the office area, an A/C unit with an energy wheel for the multipurpose/training room and chilled water CRAH units for the DC and critical spaces.  The labs and lab suites have pressurization systems to maintain relative space pressures.  They also have ultra sonic humidification systems.  All of the spaces have an intelligent BAS that include occupancy sensors and a unique Democratic voting system for temperature control.  The electrical systems include 15kV service and distribution systems, 2N distribution and UPS systems for the Data Center and a dedicated lab UPS system.  The plumbing systems also have DI-RO lab water systems, lab quality compressed air systems, lab nitrogen and helium systems.  The lab waste is collected and held in a tank for disposal to the chemical treatment plant.  The data center includes a pre-action sprinkler system and a total flooding clean agent system

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Labs
Security
Data Center