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VERING RESULTS I L E D

Nuclear Power Support Facilities Design-Build Project Delivery CONSULTANTS ▪ DESIGNERS ▪ ENGINEERS ▪ CONSTRUCTORS


Design-Build Project Delivery Leads to Results, Not ExcusesÂŽ

DESIGN

ENGINEERING

CONSTRUCTION

MANAGEMENT

Site Master Planning

Architectural

Construction Management

Project Management

Programming Requirements

Civil/Structural

Owner Representative

Construction Management

Space Planning

HVAC

General Contracting

Cost Estimating

Space Layout

Plumbing

Equipment Installation

Scheduling

Architectural Design

Fire Protection

Start-Up & Commissioning

Procurement

3D Modeling

Electrical

Systems Training

Cost Control Value Engineering

ARCHITECTURAL

CIVIL/STRUCTURAL

MECHANICAL

ELECTRICAL

Site Design/Future Growth

Civil/Structural

Power & Lighting Systems

Building Expandability

Soil Bearing Capacity

Temperature & Humidity HVAC Controls

Functionality

Site Access & Utilization

Building Code Investigation

Erosion Control

NRC Design Requirements

Site Survey

Finishes & Materials

Building Structural Loading

Employee Amenities

Equipment Loading

Hot Water Systems Steam & Condensate Systems Fire Protection Systems

Building Clear Heights/Spans Seismic Design

Energy Efficiency Corrosion Control Specialty Piping Requirements

Bridge Crane Loads

Auxiliary Systems Emergency Power/UPS Automated Building/ Controls Electrical Equipment Utility Requirements Reliability/Redundant Designs Security Systems Life Safety

Equipment Pit Designs

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10 Additional Considerations for Nuclear Facilities

We Understand the Critical Issues Our planners, engineers, cost estimators and construction professionals address the following critical issues:

Space Programming/ Conceptual Design • Cost Estimating • Site Security • Structural Engineering • Electrical • HVAC & Plumbing • Procurement

1. Site security must be integrated into procedures, including on-site design meetings and organizing and staffing the on-site construction management team. 2. Programming design that meets all unique departmental requirements. 3. Incorporating design codes to meet local requirements, site design requirements, OSHA and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requirements. 4. Detailed planning is essential in areas, such as construction personnel parking and break areas, lifting slings and devices, welding rod inventory tracking, fire protection, emergencies/mock evacuations, material and liquid screenings, and others. 5. Designing the facility to be the “storm rider” location to withstand severe storm events. 6. Underground utilities are not always accurately known and therefore the use of GPR, hydro-vac trenching, hand digging and other nondestructive measures are necessary to identify the utilities on the site. 7. Construction activities in accordance with specific site requirements and NRC safety regulations.

• Scheduling • Safety

8. Inclusion of clean isolated power for instrument calibration. 9. Incorporation of seismic design at the NRC level for building design, fire protection and other hanging elements.

• Quality Construction

10. Development of detailed project schedule. The nuclear industry is more schedule-driven than other industries.

EAR POWER SUPPORT FACILITIES

Design, including

Electrical Designs, including

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generators, UPS systems, energy-

Close coordination

efficient motor controls, variable

nt and community

speed drives, security systems and

artments.

other specialized systems.

Mechanical Designs, including specialty piping for HVAC, plumbing, and steam and condensate systems.

Engineering Change Packages (ECP), including development of engineering and scope documents for ECPs to expedite the process and reduce project costs.


The Austin Company The Austin Company is recognized as a premier Architectural/Engineering, EPC and Construction Management firm. As a fully integrated team of architects, engineers and construction management professionals, Austin has served clients nationally for 140 years; and has maintained a reputation for designing, engineering and constructing facilities that stand the test of time. Nuclear support facilities require an understanding of the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of “commercial” type projects, with the challenges of working on a nuclear site. Austin’s experience with nuclear power plant site projects has allowed our team to understand these challenges and inefficiencies, along with the differences in culture, procedures, schedules, operations and costs.

Eric Bockmuller Senior Director of Project Planning 440.544.2663 eric.bockmuller@theaustin.com

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Nuclear Power Support Facilities Design/Build Project Delivery  

The Austin Company is a fully integrated team of architects, engineers and construction management professionals, serving clients nationally...

Nuclear Power Support Facilities Design/Build Project Delivery  

The Austin Company is a fully integrated team of architects, engineers and construction management professionals, serving clients nationally...