Creighton University School of Dentistry Wins ENR Best Project!

The Creighton University School of Dentistry just wrapped up its one-year anniversary in their new building located in downtown Omaha. This four-story, 267,000 GSF structure includes clinics, research and teaching laboratories, classrooms, common areas, and administrative offices. Partnering with the architect, RDG Planning and Design, Alvine Engineering provided services such as, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering; telecommunications; and electronic security systems on this project. Some of the project highlights include:

  • Hydronic snowmelt systems were provided for loading dock, parking garage entry ramp, and entryway areas.
  • General lighting for the facility consists of LED fixtures with dimmers.
  • IP-based video surveillance cameras were placed at key locations in the facility and connect to the University’s video management system.

Not only has this project already shown a tremendous impact on the community over the past year, it was just recently awarded the 2019 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest 35 Best Projects Award for Higher Education/Research! ENR reports on the top design firms, both architects and engineers, and the top construction companies as well as projects in the United States and around the world. They also provide the engineering and construction news, analysis, commentary, and dta that construction industry professionals need to do their jobs more effectively.

For the full list of winners and details, click on link: ENR Midwest Announces 35 Winning Best Projects for 2019.

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