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University of Kentucky

Whiting Turner

Champlin

CMTA

Education

$2.5 million

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The University of Kentucky Research Building 2 is 300,000 square feet dedicated to health science research. According to Linda B. Blackford of the Lexington Herald Leader, this building symbolizes the school’s hope of improving Kentucky’s dismal health statistics by conducting research to help solve Kentucky’s high rates of cancer, diabetes and heart disease.

Whiting Turner hired TP Mechanical as the plumbing subcontractor for phase two of the University of Kentucky Research Building. Our first task was working together through coordination to reassure the first phase of construction correlated with the intended design of the second ...Read More

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West Clermont School District

Turner Construction

SFA Architecture

SFA Architecture

Education

$9.4 million

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This new high school is 370,000 square feet and was built to consolidate two former high schools in the area. The school is a completely wireless facility and utilizes natural light in 99% of the classrooms, including a music wing. The school also features a theater, gymnasium and new stadium, each seating 1,002, 2,500 and 4,000 people, respectively. The school also boasts an Olympic-size competition swimming pool, along with a therapy pool. Mercy Health will also occupy the school.

TP Mechanical was excited to work on the West Clermont High School project ...Read More

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Dunnhumby

Turner Construction Company

Gensler

KLH Engineers

Office

$1.2 million

December 2013

February 2015

dunnhumbyUSA is expanding their Cincinnati, Ohio, office location to a brand new building downtown. dunnhumby is known for their business model of customer science, which means they use company data to analyze their customers’ wants and needs, to help their companies build loyal relationships. The overall design of the building inside and out is made to showcase the company’s collaborative culture; it is set up so the public of downtown Cincinnati can have a view of how the employees work. The building will consist of about 650 to 700 employees.

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TP Mechanical’s design/build capabilities deliver a unique value to our customers. We pair decades of knowledge and experience with the latest technology.

Utilizing an integrated design-build delivery team, this partnership met a challenging schedule on four dormitory projects at the University of Kentucky. The projects included development of new dormitories, plus new residence halls on the north end of campus (Cooperstown).

TP Mechanical designed each building by utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology. TP Mechanical’s team then created the detailed installation drawings. The plumbing design for the projects included domestic hot and cold water, natural gas systems and ...Read More

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EdR

Messer Construction

Sherman-Carter-Barnhart

TP Mechanical

Education / University Dormitory

$3.1 million

July 2013

July 2014

Haggin Hall opened in 2014 and features double shared suites with an open floor plan. This renovation marks the completion of the previous Haggin Field facility.

TP Mechanical’s design/build capabilities deliver a unique value to our customers. We pair decades of knowledge and experience with the latest technology. Utilizing an integrated design-build delivery team, this partnership met a challenging schedule on four dormitory projects at the University of Kentucky. The projects included development of new dormitories, plus new residence halls on the north end of campus (Cooperstown).

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EdR

Messer Construction

Sherman-Carter-Barnhart

TP Mechanical

Education / University Dormitory

$6.5 million

July 2013

July 2014

 

This dormitory facility opened in the Fall of 2014, bringing two bedroom suites to the University of Kentucky campus. One of the key components is the integrated first floor classrooms and the Johnson Recreation Center.

TP Mechanical’s design/build capabilities deliver a unique value to our customers. We pair decades of knowledge and experience with the latest technology. Utilizing an integrated design-build delivery team, this partnership met a challenging schedule on four dormitory projects at the University of Kentucky. The projects included development of new dormitories, plus new residence ...Read More

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EdR

Messer Construction

Sherman-Carter-Barnhart

TP Mechanical

Education / University Dormitory

$3.8 million

July 2013

July 2014

 

Champions Court II opened in the Fall of 2014. It offers students two and four person suites with private bedrooms. Students have individual doors to their bedroom and share a bathroom and small common space with their roommate.

Our team at TP Mechanical was able to provide design/build capabilities that deliver a unique value to our customers. We pair decades of knowledge and experience with the latest technology. Utilizing an integrated design-build delivery team, this partnership met a challenging schedule on four dormitory projects at the University of ...Read More

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Messer Construction

Sherman-Carter-Barnhart

TP Mechanical

Education / University Dormitory

$7.1 million

July 2013

July 2014

 

Champions Court I opened in the Fall of 2014. It offers students two person suites with private bedrooms. Students have individual doors to their bedroom and share a bathroom and small common space with their roommate.

Our team at TP Mechanical was able to provide design/build capabilities that deliver a unique value to our customers. We pair decades of knowledge and experience with the latest technology. Utilizing an integrated design-build delivery team, this partnership met a challenging schedule on four dormitory projects at the University of Kentucky. The ...Read More

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Education Reality Trust

Messer Construction

Sherman-Carter-Barnhart

TP Mechanical

Education / University Dormitory

4.4 million

July 2012

July 2013

TP Mechanical’s design/build capabilities deliver a unique value to our customers. We pair decades of knowledge and experience with the latest technology.

Utilizing an integrated design-build delivery team, this partnership met a challenging schedule on four dormitory projects at the University of Kentucky. The projects included development of new dormitories, plus new residence halls on the north end of campus (Cooperstown).

TP Mechanical designed each building by utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology. TP Mechanical’s team then created the detailed installation drawings. The plumbing design for ...Read More

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Ross Local Schools

Turner Construction Company

SHP Leading Design

SHP Leading Design

Education

$2.8 million

January 2014

August 2014

Butler County’s 10 public school districts have spent a combined $24.4 million in construction, renovations and capital improvements this summer. (Poturalski, 2014)

For many schools districts the repairs were routine re-paving parking lots, but many were also upgrading classrooms to accommodate STEM classes and updating buildings with more security features and energy-efficient systems. (Poturalski, 2014)

Renovations to Morgan include secure entrances; a new energy efficient geothermal heating and cooling system; an enlarged cafeteria and kitchen; new music and art classrooms; new life/safety systems including sprinklers, fire alarms and security cameras; all doors and ...Read More

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Miami University

The Quandel Group

CBT

Heapy Engineering

University

$2.1 million

January 2013

March 2014

Miami University Western Dining Hall is a 46,000-square-foot facility and includes a tea house, international cuisine, vegetarian options, a new on-site convenience store, and distinct station-style eateries. Other features are a rooftop rain garden, outdoor seating, and space for banquets, catering and special events. This building also features on-site storm water retention and filtration to supply geothermal heating/cooling to the building.

The Western Dining Hall is a part of the Miami Ohio’s geothermal project which provides facilities with efficient heating and cooling. The dining hall and three nearby residence halls are ...Read More

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The Christ Hospital

Messer Construction

SOM Ohio LLC

Fosdick and Hilmer

Hospital

$4.8 million

May 2013

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The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, began construction of a $265-million expansion in June 2012. The new Orthopedic and Spine Center will enable Christ to be the only local hospital, and one of a few in the country, to have a single-purpose facility with a focus on comprehensive orthopaedic and spine services and research.

Once completed, the new 332,000-square-foot facility, which will be located just south of the main hospital, will physically connect to the current hospital while providing separate access for patients and visitors. The orthopaedic ...Read More

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Mayflower Communities

LECESSE Construction

AG Architecture

AG Architecture

Hospital/Assisted Living

$2.7 million

August 2012

January 2014

The Barrington of Carmel is a Senior Living Community that offers luxurious living accommodations in Carmel, Indiana. Barrington has five sister communities located in Texas; making this community one of kind in the Midwest. Barrington offers on-site healthcare including assisted living, skilled nursing and memory support. 

TP Mechanical was hired to install the plumbing for this project. The weather conditions provided a challenge as they were not always favorable. In order to keep the piping and fittings clean, an ISO certified fabrication facility was utilized to assemble ...Read More

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Diocese of Covington

Danis Building Construction

SHP Leading Design

SHP Leading Design

Education

$733,000

April 2013

September 2013

St. Agnes School is a parish school servicing K-8th grades in Fort Wright, Ky. As part of a $3 million renovation project of the 57-year-old school building, TP Mechanical installed the prefabricated corridor racks as well as the mechanical piping.

TP Mechanical was hired by Danis Building Construction to deliver excellence in the plumbing and mechanical renovation during the spring and summer of 2013. With a tight schedule, TP Mechanical had to develop solutions for minimal disruption to the students while they were finishing the school ...Read More

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Adena Health

Danis Building Construction Co.

Design Group

Korda/Nemeth Engineering, Inc

Hospital

$7.1 million

August 2008

April 2010

The Adena Northeast Expansion project at 272 Hospital Road, Chillicothe, OH, was completed in April 2010; TP Mechanical installed the plumbing, HVAC and fire protection systems and provided coordination services.

The project’s original contract value was $7,010,142, and had a final contract value of $7,168,000, due to owner additions and changes. The project was originally scheduled to be completed by January 2010; the actual completion date was April 2010.

The TP Mechanical team brought several innovative approaches to the project. Floor penetration layouts were performed using a Trimble Robotic ...Read More

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The Ohio State University

Axis Construction

Larsen Engineering Inc

Larsen Engineering Inc

Education

$1.1 million

June 2008

August 2008

Morrison Tower, a twelve story residential home for students of The Ohio State University, opened its doors in September 1962. The OSU Board of Trustees named the building in memory of Mary Franc Morrison, the first women to receive a degree from the University. During a renovation and building update, TP Mechanical was hired for the Lead HVAC contract and fan coil replacement.

The residence hall is located on the south side of campus and houses many first-year students. Some of the building’s amenities include: ...Read More

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The Ohio State University

Rockwood Builders

Braun & Steidl Architects, Inc.

Karpinski Engineering

Education

$1.1 million

June 2009

August 2009

Taylor Tower is a 13-story residence hall on the campus of The Ohio State University Campus.  This dormitory serves as the residence hall for students within several programs, including Honors, Business Honors and Allies for Diversity. The building was originally constructed in 1965 and 1966; TP Mechanical was hired as the Lead HVAC Contractor and for Fan Coil Replacement.

Located on the north side of campus, Taylor Tower features a weight room, wireless internet, cable TV, kitchen facilities, study area and a bike room. ...Read More

The Ohio State University has been making some major changes throughout their campus. Everything from dorms and dining facilities to fitness centers and recreational spaces are being constructed. Even a new retail pavilion will be added within this major campus expansion and renovation. The two major projects have been the $171 million South Campus High Rise renovation and the $370 million renovation to the North Campus.

The South Campus High Rise renovation combined four building into two which provided a more social atmosphere for the students, added 360 new beds as well as private bathrooms. The major addition was the chiller ...Read More

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The Ohio State University

Messer Construction

HKS Architects, Inc.

Heapy Engineering

Industrial, Education

$1.2 million

January 2014

March 2014

A series of residence hall renovations on the campus of The Ohio State University posed a unique challenge – maintaining mechanical and water service after demolition of the residence hall that contains the current energy plant for the area. TP Mechanical developed a creative solution – a temporary energy plant to operate for 18 months while construction of the replacement residence hall and energy plant is completed.

The TP Mechanical team needed to deliver an operational energy plant, complete with exterior building, in just 90 ...Read More

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Mount Carmel Health Systems

Messer Construction Company

Moody Nolan Architects

Heapy Engineering

Hospital

$2.6 million

May 2010

January 2011

The New Albany Surgical Hospital project at 7333 Smith’s Mill Road, New Albany, Ohio, was completed in January 2011.  TP Mechanical installed and remodeled the HVAC, plumbing and fire protection systems.

The Mt. Carmel New Albany Hospital has a long-standing tradition of excellence. For seven years running, they have received the Summit Award from the national healthcare research firm, Press Ganey Associates, for “sustained excellence in patient care.” Building surgery and nursing additions furthered their value proposition as a leader in the healthcare field in ...Read More

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City of Columbus

Messer Construction Company

Harris Architects

Heapy Engineering

Office

$5.4 million

August 2010

March 2011

The 120 West Gay Street project in Columbus, Ohio, was completed in March 2011 with a total construction value of $32 million.  This 84-year old building housed the city’s former police headquarters and jail.  The project included renovating 130,000 square feet into a state-of-the-art office space and adding a 5-story exterior glass curtain wall.  The challenge was to create the new space while maintaining the historical elements of the building.

TP Mechanical installed the plumbing and HVAC and provided 3-D modeling for system coordination.  The original building did not ...Read More

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Methodist Eldercare Services

Messer Construction Company

pH7 Architects, Inc.

X-Cel Engineering

Healthcare

$1.9 million

February 2011

May 2012

The Wesley Glenn Wellness & Therapy addition began in the early spring of 2011, taking more than 14,000 man hours to complete by May of 2012. The Wesley Glen project was a building addition to an existing wellness center in a retirement village associated with Methodist Eldercare. The retirement facility had been using a bus to transport its residents across town to their sister facility for wellness and therapy and decided to add the center to their Clintonville location. 

The building’s design included a well-equipped workout ...Read More

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Cincinnati City School District

Turner/DAG/TYS

SFA Architects

SFA Architects

Education, High School

$2.6 million

February 2008

March 2013

The Western Hills | Dater High School project, located at 2144 Ferguson Road, Cincinnati, Ohio, started October 2010 and was completed in March 2013 with a total construction value of $51,716,340. TP Mechanical was contracted for the plumbing portion of this renovation. 

During the construction renovation of this project, the school remained open and occupied, which meant the project had to be completed in phases. This was tricky at times because we were replacing the piping while making sure the students and staff still had running ...Read More

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Indus Hotels

Brackett Builders, Inc.

Bird Houk Collaborative

Prater Engineering

Hospitality, Hotel

$4.2 million

February 2008

September 2009

The Embassy Suites project at 2886 Airport Drive, Columbus, OH was completed in September 2009 with a total construction value of $23 million. The project was a full-service, 198 key hotel. TP Mechanical provided HVAC and plumbing installation under a design-assist contract. TP Mechanical was the lead contractor in MEP coordination, and the project was completed under budget.

The project was originally scheduled to be completed by November 2009; the actual completion date was two months early in September 2009 due to an accelerated schedule.

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Premier Health Partners

Skanska Shook, JV

NBBJ

Korda/Nemeth Engineering

Hospital

$31.3 million

September 2008

December 2010

The Miami Valley Heart Tower project located at One Wyoming Street, Dayton, OH started in September 2008 was completed in December 2010 with a total construction value of $31.3 million. TP Mechanical was the plumbing and mechanical contractor for the project with a design-assist contract. The 12-story tower addition to the main campus of Miami Valley Hospital was constructed with 6 floors of cast-in-place concrete topped with structural steel and clad with a combination of precast and curtain-wall. The focus of the new tower is a comprehensive heart ...Read More

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The Ohio State University

Smoot Construction

Caldwell Associates

Heapy Engineering

University, Dorms

$30.7 million

June 2011

July 2012

The past three years, TP Mechanical has held multiple mechanical systems contracts for plumbing, HVAC, and fire protection with The Ohio State University for projects known as the South High Rise buildings. We started working in Park-Stradley Hall and then moved to Smith-Steeb & Siebert. We are currently working on new bid contracts for this renovation. TP Mechanical was hired as the lead contractor in MEP coordination and REVIT modeling.

For this massive undertaking at one of the country’s largest universities, TP Mechanical utilized fabrication in our ISO-registered ...Read More

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Mount Carmel Health System

Messer Construction Co.

Moody Nolan Inc.

Heapy Engineering

Hospital, Healthcare

$1.6 million

November 2012

December 2013

Mount Carmel Health Systems required quick occupancy, and a normal construction schedule would not meet their needs.  TP Mechanical proposed a prefabrication process to reduce the construction schedule.  We rented a warehouse two miles from the project to prefabricate 1,500 feet of rack systems that included domestic water, fire protection, medical gas, heating hot water, supply and return ductwork, VAV terminal units, control wiring, and electrical services.  The piping and ductwork were pressure-tested prior to delivery.The Mount Carmel St Ann’s Tower project located at 500 ...Read More

Tight timeline? Bring it on. 

We like challenging projects and aggressive timelines; unusual circumstances and intricate details are our specialty.

That’s why we were excited to tackle the ARM/Berry Plastics project. TP Mechanical welcomed the opportunity to fabricate and install a new primary/secondary chilled water piping system – while the old system continued to run and the facility remained occupied. We had four months from the time the contract was awarded until the project milestone to have the chillers up and running. Plus, there were no blueprints to work from.

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The Fidelity Investments project at 100 Howe Drive, Covington, Kentucky was completed in November 2008 with a total construction value of $6.4 million.

Fidelity Investments needed a new facility to perform and manage their operations.  A corporate, long-term goal was to reduce the engergy consumption inorder to reinvest into the company.  TP Mechancial was selected as the contractor to reach thier goal.  We installed the first engergy efficient, nybride under floor air distribution (UFAD) and chilled beam system in the Central United States.  This system has the potential to reduce Fidelity Investment’s energy costs by twenty-two percent.

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Everything old is new again.

Considered an “architectural jewel,” the Ohio Wesleyan University Stuyvesant Hall residence hall is a campus icon. Originally constructed in 1931, the 74,000-square-foot building was considered a model for dormitories when it opened its doors to students. Today, it’s one of 11 Ohio Wesleyan buildings on the National Register of Historic Places.

Originally, the building was an all-female dormitory. During WWII, the women were relocated, and the building was occupied by V-5 Navy students. Today it’s a co-ed building and houses about 230 college students every year. Boasting such amenities as a smoking lounge known as the “Smoker” ...Read More

 

UK’s College of Pharmacy is ranked 5th in the nation and its 286,000-square-foot BioPharm complex facility was created to provide top researchers, scientific minds and students with 21st-century tools. The research conducted in this building has an impact on the future of medicine and changes lives.

The first three floors of the building were completed in January 2010 and opened to pharmacy students and faculty. Although the fourth and fifth floors were slated to house research labs, they had not yet been fitted out. TP Mechanical took on the challenge of completing the mechanical service for these two additional floors.

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Kindred Hospital Dayton is a long-term acute care hospital specializing in the treatment and rehabilitation of patients with medically complex conditions that require extra medical attention and extended hospital stays. Patients at Kindred Hospital depend upon ventilators, IV therapy, dialysis or extensive clinical care due to medically complex conditions. Many of the hospitals’ patients have serious pulmonary or cardiac disease, pressure wounds or post-operative complications. A facility offering this kind of care requires precise and intricate mechanical systems.

When it came time to relocate the facility to the building that formerly housed the Dayton Heart Hospital, substantial renovations were required. TP ...Read More

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Premier Health Partners

Skanska Shook, JV

Gresham Smith and Partners

Gresham Smith and Partners

Healthcare

$16.2 million

February 2011

September 2012

The Miami Valley Hospital South Bed Tower project at 5801 Clyo Road, Centerville, OH was completed in September 2012 with a total construction value of $16.2 million. Miami Valley Hospital South (MVHS) added a five-story addition with 64 private patient rooms dedicated to orthopedics, obstetrical and medical surgical care as part of its long-range facility plan. TP Mechanical installed the HVAC piping, sheet metal, medical gas piping and plumbing under a design assist contract.

The aggressive project schedule created challenges for the construction team.  TP ...Read More

When it came time to renovate Cunz Hall on the campus of The Ohio State University, TP Mechanical was proud to work with Ruscilli Construction on the $24.4 million project. The HVAC and Plumbing portions of the contract on this home to the University’s College of Public Health involved a complete overhaul of the systems, including hydronic service for steam, chilled water, hot water and refrigeration piping. The plumbing installation included cold and hot water, lab water, lab air and storm and sanitary systems. TP Mechanical’s fabrication team supplied exhaust and return air ductwork.

The building, originally constructed in 1968, became ...Read More

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