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University of Washington

J1/J2 Renovation, Seattle, WA

building total area

25,000 SF

completion date


total construction cost



University of Washington School of Medicine, Dept of Microbiology

a/e team

Ambia, Inc Architects

Affiliated Engineers–Mechanical

Affiliated Engineers-Electrical

construction team

BN Builders


project description

The project involved the renovation of the existing J Wing, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Department of Microbiology laboratory. The project updates the lab research, academic and support areas to improve the space and provide a better more cohesive environment for personnel and a more modern space for collaborative research.

services provided

WJCx provided comprehensive LEED commissioning services including, design reviews, commissioning plan development, commissioning installation audits, start up oversight, commissioning functional performance testing, O&M documentation review and owner training oversight, providing system manuals and near end review to meet LEED requirements and to ensure the best operating building possible.

systems tested

Chilled water system, heating water system heat recovery systems, existing air handling systems, exhaust air systems, miscellaneous plumbing systems, low voltage electrical and lighting systems, intersystem operations.