OSU: Marine Studies Initiative Building

OSU Marine

The OSU Marine Studies Initiative building (MSI) is located in Newport, OR, adjacent to the internationally respected Hatfield Marine Science Center on Yaquina Bay. The facility will connect Oregon State students to world-class research facilities close to the Pacific Ocean. The 70,000sf +/- building will primarily serve as a teaching and research facility. It will also include a 250 seat auditorium and an innovation lab.

Scope: NWESI with HughCx provided LEED equivalent Fundamental and Enhanced Cx for the project. Systems Commissioned are

    • HVAC
    • Building automation system
    • Domestic hot water
    • Fire suppression
    • Photo voltaic
    • Emergency power
    • Lighting controls, irrigation, and security

AIR Introduction provided testing, adjusting, and balancing services as part of the Commissioning team.

To read more about this project, challenges, and our approach see our OSU Marine Studies case study.

Location: Newport, OR

Owner: Oregon State University

Client: Oregon State University

Architect: Yost Grube Hall Architecture, Inc.

MEP Designer: PAE Engineers

LEED: Silver Equivalent

Testing, Adjusting & Balancing