Project Overview

Location
Winston-Salem, N.C.

General Contractor
Whiting-Turner

Architect
Gaudreau

Length of Project
14 months

Scope
250,000 sq. ft., LEED Silver Certification pending

Wake Forest Biotech Place

  • Reuse of historical buildings in the old RJ Reynolds Tobacco warehouses
  • Provided medium voltage through the buildings, complex raceway and underslab connection for all of the robotics and equipment
  • Three 4,000-amp services
  • Special architectural lighting
  • Lighting protection system
  • Power busway system
  • Grounding system
  • Emergency generator system
  • 725-kilowatt generator
  • To house all labs, vivarium, offices, X-ray machines, autoclaves, a lot of branch circuit and cooling apparatuses