The General Contractors/Builders Favorite/Most Unusual Job of 2020
IMC Construction, Chemours Discovery Hub, Newark, DE
Size: 340,000 s/f
On 15 acres within University of Delaware’s 272-acre Science, Technology & Advanced Research (STAR) campus, project includes 250 unique labs, 50 specialty rooms, cafes, conference rooms; 20 “huddle” rooms for small group meetings. The energy recovery ventilation system that uses 100 percent outside air. In laboratories that use 17 exotic gases, recirculating interior air is impossible. Ducts (~92 inches) draw clean air in from outside and circulate it throughout the building.