Pie Awarded BECx on University of Wyoming STEM Project
Arvada, Colorado (February 26, 2013) – Pie Consulting & Engineering (Pie) was recently awarded the Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx) service contract for the new Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education facility to be built at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming. Pie was retained by Eaton Energy Solutions whom was selected as the lead commissioning (Cx) agent for the project. AndersonMasonDale Architects is the architect-of-record for the project
The all-new $50 million, 100,000 square-foot Michael B. Enzi STEM facility, will provide laboratory education for large-enrollment courses in general chemistry, general biology, organic chemistry, elementary physics and other laboratory courses involving more than 100 students. It will house approximately 28 laboratories, 10 preparatory rooms, and eight offices. The project was funded entirely by the State of Wyoming and is slated for completion in August 2014.
Pie will perform the following BECx services:
- BECx Plan Development
- Technical Design Review
- Post Design Review Collaboration
- On-Site Quality Assurance and Reporting
- Field Performance Testing
- Infrared Thermography Scanning
“Pie is excited to be teaming up with the like-minded professionals at Eaton Energy Solutions on another high performance building project. This will be the third building project in the last 3 years for which Pie has had the opportunity to be involved with the University of Wyoming.” – Eric Amhaus, Pie Principal.
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.