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Bothell Cell Banking Suite, Bothell, WA

building total area

1,200 SF Remodel

completion date


total construction cost



Immunex Corporation

a/e team

Flad Architects

CRB Mechanical Engineers

CRB Electrical Engineers

construction team

Baugh-Skanska General Contractor

Botting Mechanical Contractors

Holmes Electrical Contractors

Siemens Controls Contractor


project description

Located in the Immunex Process Development Facility, the Cell Banking Suite provided a new clean room suite for pharmaceutical research. This project was regulated by the Food and Drug Administration and was required to be validated. Wilson Jones Consulting provided an expanded commissioning service for this project that integrated into Immunex’s validation process. As a result, the commissioning process was able to satisfy 90% of the validation requirements.

services provided

WJC (under CDi Engineers) was subcontracted by the General Contractor to provide Test Engineering services. WJC’s responsibilities included creation of the commissioning plan, commissioning schedule, organizing the participation of the subcontractors, writing/performing the functional performance tests, gathering all startup documentation into the final commissioning binder/report, integrating the commissioning process into the FDA validation process, and assisting in the resolution of problems encountered.

systems tested

DDC control system, 1 clean room supply air handling unit, 2 Class II Type B3 bio-safety cabinet exhaust fans, 1 general exhaust fan, 1 emergency eyewashes, TAB verification, card access control system, lab general exhaust air system, egress lighting, and HVAC/standby power systems interfaces. Technical Safety Services was also