University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Mary Ellen Jones Building Renovation

Under Construction: Complete renovation of the eleven story Mary Ellen Jones Building, including a high-performance curtainwall system, nine laboratory floors, a 17,000 square foot vivarium, and the addition of an elevated plaza. The laboratory floors serve the UNC Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Computational Genomics, Thrombosis and Hemostatis, Pediatrics, and Neurosciences. The vivarium serves the UNC Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine and includes small animal housing rooms, isolation cubicles, procedure rooms, and cagewash areas with automated bedding handling systems. Sustainable features include building skin optimization, daylighting, lighting controls, and energy recovery systems. The project is pursuing LEED Silver certification.

Project Data
LOCATION SIZE SERVICES CLIENT
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 221,620 square feet Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection, Communications, Security Lord Aeck Sargent

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