School and Hospital Projects

NSMC is proud to include many of the area’s most respected schools and hospitals. In health care, our client list includes major hospitals, smaller health care organizations, and specialty care facilities. Private school clients range from small private school to internationally renowned institutions.

Use the links below to learn more about representative projects for schools and hospitals:

Phillips Academy Commons Hall

Award Contract
$727,500

General Contractor
Consigli Construction
Milford, MA

Engineer
Cosentini Associates
Cambridge, MA

Architect
Schwartz/Silver Architects
Boston, MA

Project Description
This LEED (Leadership Energy & Environmental Design) Project includes a complete renovation of Phillips Academy’s historical dining facility, including installation of multiple new commercial kitchen and serving areas on three floor levels. NSMC is responsible for the plumbing systems and is actively involved with Consigli and selected MEP Teams to perform a detailed coordination effort that will maintain the historic qualities of this building. All construction is being conducted on an extremely tight construction schedule, while school remains in session, without interrupting the academic environment.

Features

  • Complete Sanitary Waste System for Plumbing Fixtures, Drains, Kitchen and Serving Equipment
  • Complete Domestic Cold & Hot Water Systems
  • Complete Storm Water Drainage and Overflow Drainage for roof drains and overflow drains
  • Furnish & install of grease handling vacuum waste removal system (ACORNVAC)
  • Furnish & install double wall parallel steam to hot water heaters
  • Installation of new natural gas service
  • New core toilet facilities
  • New commercial kitchen equipment connections

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Compass Medical Center

Award Contract
$423,060

General Contractor
BY DESIGN CONSTRUCTION
Bedford, MA

Engineer
NSMC – Design Build

Architect
Professional Interiors

Project Description
This project involved converting a two-story shell building into multi-tenant doctors’ offices. NSMC was responsible for design and construction of the plumbing systems. NSMC created a design/build plan to create separation of the utilities (water, etc.,), to provide the owner with potential tenant flexibility. Some of the challenges with this new plumbing construction project included constant design changes based upon new tenant requirements & a tight construction schedule. Due to the coordination of the owner, GC and NSMC team, these challenges were met, with successful completion of the project on schedule.

Features

  • Sanitary Waste & Vent
  • Domestic Cold & Hot Water
  • Natural Gas Distribution
  • Roof Drainage System

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The Pingree School Academic Wing – South Hamilton, MA

Award Contractpingree
$270,000

General Contractor
C. E. Floyd
Bedford, MA

Architect
Olson Lewis & Dioli Architects & Planners, Inc.
Manchester by the Sea, MA

Project Description
In the new construction of a 28,000 square foot laboratory building for this private educational facility, NSMC was responsible for all lab plumbing and process piping. The project was part of Pingree School’s demonstrated commitment to providing the best possible facilities to support a strong educational program.

Features

  • Lab waste system
  • Underground sanitary, storm, and acid waste systems
  • Lab case work
  • Plumbing
  • Domestic hot and cold water distribution
  • Propane gas
  • Ventilation systems
  • Non-potable hot and cold water for lab fixtures
  • Tempered water piping system

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Hallmark Health Center

Award Contracthallmark
$360,916

General Contractor
DACON Corporation
Natick, MA

Engineer
NSMC – Design Build
Danvers, MA

Architect
JACA Architects
Weymouth, MA

Project Description
This project was a renovation of an existing three-story office building, converting office space into doctors’ offices and examination rooms. NSMC was responsible for the demolition of the existing plumbing, plus design and installation of the new under-slab piping, core toilet facilities, and new examination rooms build-out.

Features

  • Sanitary waste and vent system
  • Domestic cold and hot water systems
  • Natural gas distribution system
  • Rain leader/Storm water piping distribution

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Salem Hospital

Award Contract
$256,285

General Contractor
William A Berry & Son, Inc.
Danvers, MA

Engineer
Thompson Consultants, Inc.
Marion, MA

Architect
Perkins + Will
Boston, MA

Project Description
This renovation project consisted of working in multiple areas of Salem Hospital/North Shore Medical Center, including office space, examination suites and patient rooms. NSMC was responsible for all plumbing, demolition, and installation of new piping systems to support these renovations in the new exam and patient rooms. Coordination, in which NSMC was actively involved, was paramount to this project and required special consideration so as not to disrupt the daily activities of the hospital staff and its patients during the renovation process. NSMC was instrumental in coordinating the new Oxygen (O2) relocation of the hospital Oxygen (O2) main service/Tie-in.

Features

  • Medical Gas-Certified
  • Sanitary Waste and Vent drainage
  • Domestic Cold and Hot Water Distribution System

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Dexter-Southfield Schools Science & Technology Addition

Award Contractdexter
$304,500

General Contractor
C.E. Floyd Company, Inc.

Architect
Mount Vernon Group

Project Description
This project included the construction of a new 50,000sq.ft classroom building, with full service kitchen and serving facilities in the basement level and core toilet facilities. NSMC was responsible for all the plumbing services, sanitary waste, kitchen waste, water, rain-leader, etc. Because this project coincided with the academic school year, it required a detailed coordination effort by NSMC supervisors, who coordinated all mechanical systems and shutdowns without interfering with class schedules. Site logistics and safety were paramount throughout the project.

Features

  • New Domestic Cold and Hot Water Distribution Services
  • New ADA Compliant Student and Faculty restrooms
  • New Sanitary, Steam and Waste Piping Systems
  • New Kitchen (grease) Waste Treatment and Collection Piping
  • New Canariis Duplex 3hp Spacesaver Water Booster System
  • New BRADLEY Infrared ‘Express’ Lavatory Systems

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Hillside School – Marlborough, MA

Award Contracthillside
$180,040

General Contractor
Erland Construction, Inc.
Burlington, MA

Engineer
Johnson & Seaman Engineering
Auburn, MA

Architect
Baer Architectural Group, Inc.
Northborough, MA

Project Description
This addition to the Hillside School included new student laboratories, core toilet facilities and new mechanical room. NSMC handled all plumbing services and coordination for connections to the existing utility services. All work was accomplished while students were in class, with no interruptions to class schedules or school calendar.

Features

  • New Roof Drains and Drainage Piping
  • New Special Lab Waste and Vent Distribution
  • New core Toilet Facilities
  • New Lab Sinks and Emergency Safety Equipment
  • New Mechanical Room Piping Services

 

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