What we do

Full Service Mechanical Construction,        24/7 Service HVAC, Refrigeration & Plumbing,       Cooling Tower Installation & Replacements,        System Evaluations,        Sheetmetal & Ductwork Installation,              Complete HVAC Systems Installations & Retrofits,        Preventative Maintenance & Service Contracts,        Pre-Construction, Lab & Medical Gas Systems,            Equipment & System Commissioning,        Plan & Spec,        Temperature controls,        Renovations/Retrofit,        Equipment System Upgrades,        Chiller Installations & Replacements

Recent Projects
Department of Health and Human Services
Design / Build NIH Building 10 cGMP Cell Processing Facility 2J
General Contractor – Olgoonik Management Services

Project required full BIM modeling, custom TMI air handling units, new clean steam generators,  liquid nitrogen tank with distribution piping and outlets, HEPA diffusers, custom recirculating air handling units, infectious exhaust fans, and chilled water pumps with decoupling loop and controls.

Contract Award: $3.93 Million

 

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT - NIH 10 2j3 PROJECT HIGHLIGHT - NIH 10 2j4 PROJECT HIGHLIGHT - NIH 10 2j6 PROJECT HIGHLIGHT - NIH 10 2j7


Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center at the National Institutes of Health
Radiation Oncology Branch B3B Renovations
General Contractor – TISHMAN Construction Corporation of DC

Project required replacing all major mechanical equipment, ductwork, terminal boxes, plumbing, DDC controls upgrades and systems commissioning. The project was a complete demo and renovation of the B3B level ROB facility and associated B4 and 1B mechanical rooms.

Contract Award: $2.2 million

Mark O Hatfield Clinical Research Center at the National Institutes of Health
Renovation for Metabolic Chambers 7SW
General Contractor – Gilbane Building Company

Project requirements were to renovate an existing clinical laboratory for a new state of the art “Metabolic Chambers” facility that is the first of its kind in the Healthcare industry. The project required all new HVAC, plumbing and fire sprinkler. The project also required the a new state of the art DDC controls system (Johnson Controls) that would provide instantaneous systems interfacing with the medical chambers and all associated HVAC devices. The project required extensive systems commissioning with all vendors and the medical research staff. Kent Island Mechanical received a distinguished award from the General Contractor (Gilbane) for our outstanding performance and workmanship on the project.

Contract Award: $386,000

Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center at the National Institutes of Health – Electrical Vaults and Upgrade project
Renovation for Metabolic Chambers 7SW
General Contractor – Gilbane Building Company

Project requirements were to renovate an existing clinical laboratory for a new state of the art “Metabolic Chambers” facility that is the first of its kind in the Healthcare industry. The project required all new HVAC, plumbing and fire sprinkler. The project also required the a new state of the art DDC controls system (Johnson Controls) that would provide instantaneous systems interfacing with the medical chambers and all associated HVAC devices. The project required extensive systems commissioning with all vendors and the medical research staff. Kent Island Mechanical received a distinguished award from the General Contractor (Gilbane) for our outstanding performance and workmanship on the project.

Contract Award: $386,000

NIH Building 10 – 2C325 BSL3
Pathology Lab Renovation
General Contractor – FEMCO, Inc

Project was the first BSL3 Lab constructed with in the NIH Clinical Center Complex with the construction date starting in 1995. The lab was built for the Clinical Pathology lead specialist Ms Laura Ediger and was the model design for it’s time. The lab was renovated again by our team in 2007 to meet the new requirements of the CDC. The project required a complete renovation of all base building mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems as well as the addition of N+1 redundant exhaust systems, state of the art DDC controls and devices. The space is monitored continually by state of the art pressure devices and interlocked with the building maintenance group for quick response and record keeping.


Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center at the National Institutes of Health
Medical Services Equipment Upgrade
General Contractor – Gilbane Building Company

Project is the first phase of a multi award project to upgrade the entire existing medical and support source equipment for the Clinical Center’s main operating suites. Current project focuses on replacing existing medical vacuum and compressed air systems with the second phase replacing all existing HVAC and Electrical distribution equipment. Gilbane has awarded this project to Kent Island Mechanical as the prime contractor overseeing all aspects of the project.

Contract Award: $4.23 million

Animal Care Center
Design / Build – HVAC Modernization and Upgrades for Animal Care Facility – Building 110A – Poolesville Maryland
General Contractor – NTVI, Inc.

Project included replacement of two (2) steam fired high pressure fired tube boilers (4000MBH), as well as new preheat and reheating water systems; convertors, piping, pumps and (23) new steam fired quick absorption humidifiers for animal rooms, (2) new 100% outside air handling units with new air cooled chillers, piping, pumps, storage tanks, and glycol makeup unit. The project also included an entire new HVAC system including; terminal boxes with reheats, exhaust terminal units, ductwork and exhaust fans, as well as new combustion makeup air system and fuel delivery systems. All work related to this project was completed while the building was fully occupied. Temporary HVAC was provided to facilitate the project.

Contract Award: $2.55 million

Animal Care Center
Design / Build – HVAC Modernization – Replace HVAC systems for Animal Care Facility – Building 100 – Poolesville, Maryland
General Contractor – Desbuild, Inc.

Project included replacement of two (2) 100% outside air handling units and all associated mechanical devices. New hot duct and cold ductwork, humidifiers, and reheat coils. Project converted entire heating water system to steam. Also included construction of a new penthouse MER, with new DDC controls.

Contract Value: $485,000

Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center at the National Institutes of Health
Design / Build – HVAC Upgrades for Clincal Pathology – North and South Penthouses
General Contractor – FEMCO, Inc

Project required demo and disposal of all existing failed preheat systems; which included piping, controls, coils and components for AHU’s 8A, 8B, 8C, 9, 10, 11 located in the 3rd floor roof penthouses. Provided and installed new high pressure steam service from B2 tunnel level to the penthouses and converted entire heating water preheat system to steam. Provided and installed new steam stations, coils, piping, condensate receivers, expansion loops, DDC controls, frequency drives and fan repairs for all units. All work was required to be completed in a 10 week period. Combined systems load requirements were more than 300,000 CFM of conditioned outside air. All work was completed while systems were running and building was fully occupied.

Contract Award: $1.75 Million

Pentagon – Central Command Center
HVAC Chilled water piping corrections
General Contractor – Vigil, Inc

Project required replacing 14″ and 16″ mains and installing bypass piping and controls to support decoupling of critical computer and command systems from plant chilled water loop


Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center at the National Institutes of Health
Design / Build – HVAC replacement project – Replace AHU-57 and AHU-4 and all associated piping, ductwork, controls and dunnage
General Contractor – Chugach World Services, Inc

Weekend outage replacement requiring large scale mobilization, multi trades, vendor coordination and a 200-ton crane to set all equipment on the roof of the 10th floor G Wing. Riser ductwork and piping was replaced after hours to limit disturbance to users. All major work was completed over one weekend. All work was completed while systems were running and building was fully occupied.

Contract Award: $785,000

Department of Labor
Replace chiller and steam fired generators
General Contractor – FEMCO, Inc.

Project required replacing chillers located in roof top penthouses and steam fire heating water generators located in basement MER. Project also required replacement of steam station pressure reducing and relief valves.


Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center at the National Institutes of Health
Design / Build – Major Plumbing modernization – Building 10 Cafeteria and HVAC systems
General Contractor – Chugach World Services, Inc

Project consisted of the furnishing and installation of two (2) 500-gallon grease interceptors and the replacement of all failed waste and vent piping for the main B1 Cafeteria. We also replaced the 100% outside air handling units, heating water convectors and pumps, sewer ejector pumps and controls along with ductwork modifications and corrections. Kent Island Mechanical also coordinated the change of all controls for this equipment to electronic DDC controls.

Contract Award: $1.1 Million