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UCD Cancer Research Building


Regent Development, LLC


Sacramento, CA


A C Martin

Mechanical Engineer

Frank M. Booth Design Build Co.

Year Complete



40,000 SF

Contract Type

Design Build

Project Overview

Project consists of a two-story, 40,000 SF cancer research lab with fume hood exhaust, radioisotope hoods, bio-safety cabinets, lasers, acid waste neutralization, process cooling water, reverse osmosis, de-ionized water, fuel oil, central CO2, central vac, clean dry air and specialty gases.

Mechanical Highlights

  • FMB was the design engineer and mechanical contractor.
  • Central cooling (400-ton) is from evaporative cooled chillers. 
  • Central heating is from rooftop high efficiency boilers. 
  • Air distribution is via rooftop single pass air handlers. 
  • The following are also included: Dedicated BSC hood exhaust, dedicated radioisotope hood exhaust, common general exhaust with run around loop, pre-cooling coils in AHU’s.