Columbia University


New York, NY

Historic NYC university campus commissioning.

Colliers Project Leaders has provided commissioning services for a number of projects on behalf of Columbia University, including:

  • Studebaker Building 2nd Floor Renovation: LEED Silver Certified, encompassing 25,000 square feet, and consisting of the build-out of the facility’s existing floor to provide office and conference space. The project scope included commissioning services of HVAC, plumbing, electrical, controls and fire protection.
  • Studebaker Building 6th Floor Fit Out: Interior fit-out of the entire 6th floor of the Studebaker Building, approximately 35,000 square feet, which serves as office space for several University Departments.
  • Knox Hall Renovation: LEED Gold Certified, included installation of HVAC systems based upon a ground-source heat pump system utilizing four, 1,800-foot geothermal exchange wells and a small supplemental boiler. An emergency generator, located on the roof of the adjacent building, provides emergency and stand-by power for the building.
  • Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Center for Biogeochemistry: LEED Silver Certified, full renovation of an existing space. This project encompassed approximately 12,000 square feet. The project scope included commissioning services for HVAC systems – including laboratory fume hoods, plumbing, electrical, controls and fire protection.
  • Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory / New Core Lab Renovations 100 Level: Renovations to the 100 Level of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.
  • Jerome Green Hall: The intent of the project was to convert classroom 102 from its original configuration – a large lecture hall seating 180 students, into two small lecture rooms seating a maximum of 74 students each. The program proposed two classrooms with state-of-the-art audio-visual capability with one classroom containing a mock court seating.
  • Biomedical Engineering / Engineering Terrace 300 Level: Renovation of five existing laboratories spanning approximately 5,000 square feet on the 300 Level of the Engineering Terrace as well as providing a core facility that will meet the needs of department researchers.