Open Door Health Center
Mayo Clinic Health System
New Ulm Medical Center
Kenyon Sunset Home
Spring Valley Senior Living
Open Door Health CenterMankato, MN - 2013-2015 - $1,012,993 - New Construction, Renovation, Mechanical and Roofing - Scope of Work: Open Door’s expansion included adding 8,000 square feet of new clinic space and renovating over 12,000 square feet. Schwickert’s installed Aaon rooftop equipment, direct expansion cooling, boilers, fin tube radiation systems providing baseboard perimeter heat, medical gas systems, vacuum, HVAC duct work and plumbing. Rhino Bond TPO Flat roofing was installed along with architectural metal flashings. Over the 2 year timeline of the project, Open Door’s facilities never closed to the public. This required significant coordination of production times between Schwickert’s and the RW Carlstrom.
Mayo Clinic Health SystemMankato, MN - Various Contract Amounts - New Construction, Renovation, Mechanical - Scope of Work: Numerous additions and expansions to the Mankato campus and satelite locations including Mayo Clinic Albert Lea, Northfield and new construction of EastRidge Clinic in Mankato. Each project has entailed extensive planning and protocol to minimize noise disruption, maintain cleanliness, and work within tightly scheduled production times. Schwickert's was hired as the roofing and mechanical contractor for the 5.7 millon dollar Emergency Room expansion at Mayo Clinic Mankato’s Immanuel St. Joseph Hospital. The project mainly focused of centralizing all existing mechanical systems and increasing energy efficiency while also considering future plans for growth. An entire building was constructed to contain the new, centralized chiller plant and upgraded high pressure boiler. The upgraded chilled water system consisted of a 900 ton chiller, two cooling towers and an air handling unit. The boiler was also replaced to a larger option to accommodate the growth of the hospital. Installation of all HVAC duct work, piping and systems for medical gases including a medical vacuum, nitrogen, nitrous oxide, oxygen, and medical air.
New Ulm Medical CenterNew Ulm, MN - 2013 - $773,870 - Expansion, Mechanical - 15,000 sq. ft. clinic addition - Scope of Work: The clinic expansion included an eye clinic and a pharmacy. Schwickert’s did all of the HVAC and plumbing work in the new addition. The piping to support the clinics mechanical and plumbing was run underground from the central plant to the addition. A rooftop unit was installed to supply the heating and cooling of the new building. In order to streamline future expansion, Schwickert’s had to keep in mind Allina’s plan for the addition of two more floors to the the clinic. The job was required to be completed in a short amount of time. From ground breaking, the entire addition was complete in five months. Schwickert’s also was hired to install a new makeup air system to replace louvre system. The makeup air was installed to provide fresh air to the hospital. The unit was installed in the penthouse mechanical room on the fourth floor of the building which required specific installation measures. Additionally, a semi-instantaneous steam fueled water heater was installed as an upgrade to the existing water heating system to provide a redundant source of hot water for the entire hospital. Schwickert’s was also in charge of the design, fabrication and installation of a platform railing for the rooftop chiller. In addition to all of the installation projects, our mechanical team has been in charge of inspecting and maintaining all of the fire dampers in the life safety system at the medical center and performs maintenance projects as needed.
Kenyon Sunset HomeKenyon, MN - 2013-2014 - $634,860 - Roofing - 82,300 sq. ft. - Scope of Work: Removal of existing standing seam metal roof and replacing with new Garland Standing Seam over existing framing system. Installation of new rooftop duct work over the new metal roof. Garland 22 gauge R-Mer Span Standing Seam in Suede color was used. In addition, one roof section was value engineered into a modified bitumen roof system, as metal roof simply would not be a long term option in the particular section.
Spring Valley Senior LivingSpring Valley, MN - 2013-2015 - $54,000, $90,000 - Expansion, Renovation, Mechanical - Scope of Work: Schwickert’s was hired as the mechanical contractor to do renovation and additions to Spring Valley for a The project included additions of a care center wing and an assisted living wing to the Senior Living Center. The scope of work involved design build of all of the mechanical and plumbing aspects of the project. New rooftop units were installed for heating and cooling purposes of the care center addition. In the assisted living wing a boiler was installed and fin tube radiation was put in to heat the suites. Fan coil units were installed to cool the suites. The systems would allow residents individual control of heating and air conditioning in each unit. A makeup air unit was installed to provide the fresh air to the space. Schwickert’s also is the contractor for a full bathroom remodel for certain units.