Gustavus Adolphus College – Nobel Hall of Science Expansion
SCIENCE HALL AT LOCAL PRIVATE COLLEGE DOUBLES IN SIZE
Gustavus Adolphus College - Nobel Hall of Science Expansion
St. Peter, Minn.
Completed June 2020
SPECIALTIES FEATURED WITH THIS PROJECT:
Complete electrical services
- Over the course of two years and two construction phases, Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn. expanded and renovated its Nobel Hall of Science.
- The $70M project doubled the size of its existing laboratory science building to 177,300 square feet.
- Egan’s team delivered complete electrical services that included a 2000 amp three-phase 480volt service, 250KW generator, 104 total panel boards, 2,800 light fixtures, and over 7,000 feet of 4,000 wiremold with nearly 3,000 devices.
- A greenhouse with five separate rooms is located on the third floor of the building. Egan’s electricians installed evaporator coolers, exhaust fans, motorized roof vents and shades, fog machines, and 20 1000W grow lights that can be operated from a remote location with a mobile device in the greenhouse.
- The expansion included new laboratories, teaching and study spaces, and a connection to the Schaefer Fine Arts Center.
- Nobel Hall of Science houses the departments of biology, chemistry, geography and geology along with the biochemistry/molecular biology and environmental studies interdisciplinary programs.