Nissan Technical Center, North America Fuel Cell Work Area

Farmington Hills, MI
Completed 1,600 sq.ft. fuel cell lab within existing vehicle prep area. Installation of hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, helium and coordinating gas dedication and fire alarm systems. Multiple roof penetrations to accommodate new exhaust system and explosion hatches. Value engineered 50% of total project costs to maintain owner-provided budget. Project completed in 60 days.

Project completed 2009

The Project Team:

Owner
Nissan Technical Center North America
Representative: Mario Phillips

Architect
Ventura & Associates, Inc., Doug Falzon

Contractor
Shaw Construction & Management

Project Specifics
Completed 1,600 sq. ft. fuel cell lab within existing vehicle prep area. Installed hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, and helium supply systems and coordinated gas dedication and fire alarm system. Project included multiple roof penetrations to accommodate new exhaust system and explosion hatches.

Project Challenges
Value engineering 50 percent off estimated project costs to maintain owner-provided budget. Completed the project in 60 days.

Final Construction Cost
$315,000