Professional, certified, independent TAB and commissioning services for all types of facilities

National Air Balance Company has performed services
at the highest level for owners, architects, mechanical engineers, general contractors, mechanical contractors, property managers, and facility operators on over 15,000 projects as of January 2009.

Commissioning Projects
Caltrans District 7 Headquarters, Los Angeles, CA
Capital Area East End Blocks 171-174, Sacramento, CA
Central Utility Plant Replacement Project, Sacramento, CA
Equinix Collocation Facilities, Various locations throughout the United States
Evergreen Valley High School, San Jose, CA
Kaiser Hospital (Various Remodels), No. CA
Moscone Center Expansion Project, SF, CA
Offices at 1st Street, Santa Clara, CA
PDL, Redwood City, CA
Thunder Springs, Sun Valley, ID
UCDavis Genome & Biomedical (GBSF), Davis, CA
UCSF Mt. Zion, SF, CA
UCSF Parnassus Services Seismic Replacement Building (PSSRB), SF, CA
Xoma, Berkeley, CA

Cleanroom Certification Projects

Advanced Micro Devices, Facility 7,8,9 & Semicron Facility, Santa Clara, CA
Form Factors, Various Buildings, Livermore, CA
Hitachi Various Buildings, San Jose, CA
Integrated Device Technologies, Santa Clare & Salinas, CA
Intel, Santa Clara, CA
JDSU Building 80, Santa Clara, CA
Lawrence Livermore Labs, Livermore, CA
Lockheed, B153, Sunnyvale, CA
Monolithic Memories,Facility #7, CA
NEC, Roseville, CA
Seagate Magnetic, Buildings A & B, Fremont, CA
Western Digital, Fremont, CA

Smoke Evacuation Projects

55 2nd St., SF, CA
101 2nd St., SF, CA
199 Fremont St., SF, CA
400 Castro St., Mt. View, CA
560 Mission St., SF, CA
650 Townsend St., SF, CA
Bay Towers, SF, CA
Caltrans District 7 Headquarters, Los Angeles, CA
Courtyard by Marriott, SF, CA
Four Seasons Hotel, Palo Alto, CA
Marriott Hotel, Fremont, CA
One Rincon Tower, SF, CA
Venetian Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV

FDA Validated Projects

Alza, Menlo Park, CA
CV Therapeutics, Palo Alto, CA
Cell Genesys, Foster City, CA
Chiron (Various buildings), Emeryville, CA
Genentech (Various buildings), So.SF & Vacaville, CA
Guidant Corporation, Santa Clara, CA
Ortho McNeil, Redwood City, CA
Raven Corporation, So.SF, CA
Roche Bioscience, Palo Alto, CA
Scios, Newark, CA
Telik, Palo Alto, CA

OSHPD/Hospital Projects

Childrens Hospital, Palo Alto, CA
Eden Medical Center, Castro Valley, CA
El Camino Hospital, Mt. View, CA
El Camino Hospital Tower Replacement and Cup, Mt. View, CA
Fresno Community Hospital, Fresno, CA
Kaiser (Various Remodels), Northern California
Kaiser Geary (Remodel), SF, CA
Kaiser (Campus), Antioch, CA
Kaiser PH. 1 & 2, Santa Clara, CA
Kaiser Hospital Tower Replacement and Cup, Vallejo, Ca
LPCH Stanford, Palo Alto, CA
Modesto Memorial Hospital, Modesto, CA
SCVMC, San Jose, CA
Stanford Hospital, Palo Alto, CA
Valley Medical Center, Pleasanton, CA
Washington Hospital, Fremont, CA

Institutional Facility Projects

Cancer Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Chem Bio, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Herbert Hoover Memorial, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Research Animal Facility, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
SEQ, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Sonoma State College, Rohnert Park, CA
Stanford University RAF, Palo Alto, CA
Stanford University Annex, Palo Alto, CA
UCBerkeley Barker Hall, Berkeley, CA
UCSC PSB, Santa Cruz, CA
UCSF 19A & 19B, SF, CA
UCSF HSE, SF, CA
UCSF HSW, SF, CA
UCSF Mission Bay Bldg. 19B, SF, CA
UCSF Mission Bay Bldg. 24, SF, CA
UCSF Mission Bay QB-3, SF, CA
UCSF Mission Center, SF, CA

Government Projects

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, San Luis Obisbo, CA
Forensic Lab, Ripon, CA
Naval Weapon Center, Concord, CA
Nova Laser Fusion Building, Lawrence Livermore Labs, Livermore, CA
Santa Clara Crime Lab, Santa Clara, CA
Space Shuttle Launch Site Complex, Vandenberg AFB, CA
US Postal Service Centers (Reno/SF/San Jose), CA

Commercial/Retail Projects

5 Fremont St., SF, CA
50 Beale St., SF, CA
55 2nd St., SF, CA
101 2nd St., SF, CA
303 2nd St., SF, CA
505 2nd St., SF, CA
560 Mission St., SF, CA
SJ International Airport, New Terminal, San Jose, CA
SF International Airport, Boarding Area A & G, SF, CA
T.I. Projects in all Highrise, Midrise, Lowrise Buildings in Downtown SF, CA
Allure Tower, Las Vegas, NV
Apple Computer, Cupertino, CA
Bank of America, Data Center, SF, CA
Barney’s of New York, SF, CA
Bloomingdales at SF center, SF, CA
Courtyard by Marriott, SF/So.SF, CA
Embassey Suites Hotel, Burlingame, CA
Hyatt Hotel, SF, CA
Macys at Union Square, SF, CA
Marriott Hotel, Fremont, CA
Neiman Marcus at Union Square, SF, CA
Nummi, Fremont, CA
One Rincon Tower, SF, CA
Shops at Venetian Hotel, Las Vega, NV
TransAmerica Pyramid, SF, CA
Vallco Mall, Cupertino, Ca
Wynn Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

Kaiser Permanente Phase I

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Kaiser Permanente
Santa Clara. California
Phase 1

Size: 300,000 SF
Status: completed 2005
Building Cost: 200 million est.
TAB Cost: $245,000

NABCO provided TAB services for the Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Hospital Phase I project. This project was the first phase of a two-phase hospital project. The 300,00 square foot facility included an Imaging/Radiology department, Ambulatory Surgery unit and Cancer Treatment Center.

NABCO provided the TAB services for all of the HVAC systems on the above project. In addition, our firm provided ongoing project inspections during construction. Each project inspection was followed up with a written report documenting any TAB related issues.

Additionally, the cooling and heating water for this project are provided from the existing Central Utility Plant. Our firm provided pre-construction measurements of the pumps and flows into the existing buildings. We also provided recommendations to the design team for additional balancing devices to allow for single point measurement and verification of flow rates to individual buildings. This allows for future validation and adjustments.

Reference:
HMH
Mr. John Elwood
(916) 919-2994 (cell)
(925) 813-7566 (office)

Stanford University, Hospitals and Clinics

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Stanford University, Hospitals and
Clinics Cancer Center for
Treatment & Prevention
Stanford, California

Size: 225,000 SF
Status: completed 2004
Building Cost: 85 million est.
TAB Cost: $175,000

NABCO provided TAB services for the Cancer Treatment & Prevention Facility at Stanford University Medical Center. The 225,000 square foot ambulatory care facility is devoted entirely to cancer care including radiology, oncology, surgery and outpatient facilities.

NABCO provided TAB services for all of the HVAC systems on the above referenced project. In addition, our firm also provided TAB services for the domestic water system, sound testing, vibration testing, fire smoke damper pressure differential testing and commissioning assistance related to the TAB activities.

Reference:
Rudolph & Sletten
Mr. Brahim Satoutah
(925) 924-0853

Community Regional Medical Center

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Community Regional Medical Center
Fresno, California

Size: 340,000 SF
Status: completed 2004
Building Cost: 100 million est.
TAB Cost: $210,000

NABCO provided TAB services for the Fresno Community Regional Medical Center Trauma and Critical Care Facility. This 340,000 square foot center provides the highest level of trauma care available in the region. The expansion includes 10 state of the art operating rooms, 58 intensive-care unit beds and two helicopter pads for air lifting patients.

NABCO provided TAB services for all of the HVAC systems on the above referenced project. In addition, our firm provided commissioning and certification services for the operating rooms. This service required our firm to test the individual ceiling hepa filters and certify each one met the appropriate ISO requirements. In addition, we commissioned the HVAC systems serving the individual operating rooms to ensure they met the design intent and owners operational needs.

Reference:
Skanska
Mr. Corvin Tademy
(209) 564-8480

Kaiser Permanente Phase II

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Kaiser Permanente
Santa Clara, California
Phase II

Size: 400,000 SF
Status: completed 2006
Building Cost: 200 million est.
TAB Cost: $342,000

NABCO provided TAB services for the Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Hospital Phase II project. The 400,000 SF facility included inpatient hospital services, emergency services, MRI, interventional radiology and specialty care.

NABCO provided TAB services for all of the HVAC systems on the above referenced project. In addition to the customary TAB services, we provided duct detector pressure differential testing, sound, testing and vibrations testing. All of our work took place inside an operating campus. This condition required our technicians to consider the impacts of their daily activities.

Reference:
Rudolph & Sletten
Ms. Corrie Weise
(650) 280-3186

Kaiser Deer Valley Medical Center

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Kaiser Deer Valley Medical Center
Antioch, California

Size: 637,000 SF
Status: completed 2006
Building Cost: 300 million est.
TAB Cost: $569,000

NABCO provided TAB services for the Kaiser Deer Valley Medical Center located in Antioch, CA. The medical center is a 637,000 square foot 150 bed medical facility. It includes 340,000 square feet of hospital space. 297,000 square feet of medical office space and a central utility plant. In addition to medical-surgical and intensive care unit hoods the hospital has prenatal services, emergency department and full imaging service.

NABCO provided TAB services for the hospital, MOB and CUP building on the above referenced project. The buildings were all built by one general contractor, however, there were different mechanical contractors. This condition required that our firm interact with multiple companies to ensure total systems were addressed when moving towards the completion and turn over of the buildings. Additionally, our firm worked with the general contractor to ensure the owner could have early acceptance of various areas for stock and staff movement.

Reference:
HMH
Mr. John Elwood
(916) 919-2994 (cell)
(925) 813-7566 (office)

Department of General Services Central Plant

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Kaiser Deer Valley Medical Center
Sacramento, California

Size: 78,000 SF
Status: completed 2009

NABCO provided TAB services for the Kaiser Deer Valley Medical Center located in Antioch, CA. The medical center is a 637,000 square foot 150 bed medical facility. It includes 340,000 square feet of hospital space. 297,000 square feet of medical office space and a central utility plant. In addition to medical-surgical and intensive care unit hoods the hospital has prenatal services, emergency department and full imaging service.

NABCO provided TAB services for the hospital, MOB and CUP building on the above referenced project. The buildings were all built by one general contractor, however, there were different mechanical contractors. This condition required that our firm interact with multiple companies to ensure total systems were addressed when moving towards the completion and turn over of the buildings. Additionally, our firm worked with the general contractor to ensure the owner could have early acceptance of various areas for stock and staff movement.

Reference:
Skanska

Department of Health Services

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Department of Health Services
Sacramento, California

Size: 1,470,000 SF
Status: completed 2004
Location: Sacramento, CA

New construction of 5 office buildings with underground and above ground parking, and a separate parking structure, to consolidate 2 state departments on state-owned land to east and south of Capitol Park. Blocks 171-174, bounded by 15th and 17th Streets and L and N Streets, Consolidates the headquarters of the departments of Health Services, and Education, currently occupying several facilities located throughout Sacramento. Planned capacity of 6,000 employees.

In December 2003, the Department of Health Services completed its consolidation of approximately 4,300 employees into the four buildings located on Blocks 171-174.

1.47 million gross square feet, 1.18 million usable square feet. Ranging from 4 stories at edges to 6 and 7 stories. $392 million total project budget (lease revenue bonds).

Reference:
Clark Construction

UCSF Mission Bay Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Hall

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UCSF Mission Bay Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Hall
San Francisco, California

Size: 170,000 SF
Status: completed 2005
Location: San Francisco, CA

The Rock Hall project is a five-story research facility. Rock Hall houses programs in human genetics, developmental biology and developmental neuroscience, and the center for brain development.

Reference:
UCFS

UCSF Mission Bay Genentech Hall

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UCSF Mission Bay Genentech Hall
San Francisco, California

Size: 434,000 SF
Location: San Francisco, CA

The Genentech Hall project is a five-story research facility with 434,000 gross square feet. Genentech Hall houses programs in structural and chemical biology and developmental biology as well as the Molecular Design institute and the Center for Advanced Technology. Genentech Hall also features a BSL-3 area located in the basement of the facility.

Reference:
UCSF

UCSF Mission Bay California Institute

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UCSF Mission Bay California Institute for Quantitative Biomechanical Research
San Francisco, California

Size: 152,718 SF
Location: San Francisco, California

The QB3 project is a five-story research facility with 152,718 gross square feet. QB3 is the headquarters building for the institute, which is a partnership with UC Berkeley and UC Santa Cruz. QB is focused on biomedical research to advance human health.

Reference:
UCSF

UCSF 19B

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UCSF 19B
San Francisco, California

Size: 300,000 SF
Location: San Francisco, California

This project consisted of laboratory and office space. The users were being relocated from existing spaces to the new facility.

We provided commissioning and testing, adjusting and balancing.

We oversaw the Cx plan preparation and project implementation. We were responsible for coordinating of Cx team including chairing the meetings and maintain Cx issues log. We obtained field test documents from contractors.

Reference:
UCSF

Roche Bioscience

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Roche Bioscience
Palo Alto, California
Phase 1

Size: 152,718 SF
Status: completed 2005
Location: Palo Alto, California

This project consists of occupied animal research labs which require on-going validation and commissioning by the FDA. Our firm has commissioned this project from the new construction phase through remodels and during normal day-to-day operations.

We provided commissioning services to ensure the mechanical systems continue to function as designed and installed on an ongoing basis. Ensure the animal labs maintain air change rates, pressurization, temperature and humidity, as well as other FDA requirements for a validated facility.

Reference:
Mr. Cam Greig
(650) 855-5871

UCSF Mt. Zion Research Facility

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UCSF Mt. Zion Research Facility
San Francisco, California

Size: 500,000 SF
Location: San Francisco, California

This project consisted of a 50,000 sq. ft. building containing general labs and vivarium space. NABCO provided the TAB services as well as the commissioning for the project.

Reference:
UCSF
Ivy Chiao
(415) 476-8071

Raven Biotechnologies

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Raven Biotechnologies
South San Francisco, California

Size: 60,000 SF
Location: South San Francisco, California

This project consisted of a 50,000 sq. ft. building containing general labs and vivarium space. NABCO provided the TAB services as well as the commissioning for the project.

Reference:
Southland Industries
Jessica Kelly
(408) 970-3777