Pie Awarded BECx on Poudre Valley Health System Harmony Cancer Center

Arvada, Colorado (March 1, 2013) – Pie Consulting & Engineering (Pie) was awarded the  Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx) contract for the all-new, state-of-the-art Poudre Valley Health System Cancer Center located on Harmony Campus in Fort Collins, Colorado. Cator, Ruma & Associates, Co. is the Commissioning Authority for the project.  Adolfson & Peterson will be constructing the facility designed by Heery.

Slated for completion in 2014, the 30,000 square feet, 2-story center is currently estimated at $11 million. The new facility is designed to provide complete cancer care including access to cancer treatment, research, support, and survivorship services.

Pie will perform the following BECx services:pvhs-e1362168193708

  • Technical Plan and Specification Review of Building Enclosure Systems
  • BECx Plan Development
  • BECx Specification Development
  • Construction Checklist Development for Contractor QC
  • On-Site Quality Assurance and Reporting
  • Final BECx Report and Systems Manual

“This project highlights unique building enclosure challenges such as tying in new storefront window assemblies to existing masonry walls and connecting the addition to the existing Cancer Center.  We are delighted to team  with Cator, Ruma & Associates on this state-of-the-art facility.  It represents another significant project in our healthcare and Fort Collins portfolio.” –  Matt Heron, P.E., LEED®AP, Pie Building Science Department Manager.

Pie’s Building Science Group provides building enclosure commissioning (BECx) and exterior building envelope consulting services including: design development guidance, technical design review and analysis, shop drawing and submittal reviews, quality assurance observations, customized training programs, and specialized building performance testing and diagnostic services (whole building air barrier, water, thermal, wind uplift, etc.) for both the new and retrofit design and construction industries.

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