The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland is located on a 578 acre research campus containing over 2.5 million gross square feet of research, office, and support space. Building 245 is a highly specialized facility built in 1964 for radiation physics measurements and research. It is the primary facility where NIST develops, maintains and disseminates the measurement standards and calibrations for electromagnetic radiation and radioactivity used by government and private industry throughout the United States and the world. NIST’s services are at the top of traceability chains for health, energy, industry, environment, safety and security, as well as the microelectronics industry and the maintenance of U.S. satellites.
APSI was recently awarded a task order contract to provide Construction Management Services on the first phase of a Single Award Task Order Contract (SATOC) with a not to exceed amount of $470 million. Phase 1 includes the management of the design and construction of an addition to the B and C Wings of Building 245. The design concept accepted by the government is a multi‐story building of approximately 60,000 gross square feet, housing laboratory, research support and utility spaces. The Design-Build contract for Phase 1 has a base budget of $54,735,335. This project includes specialized radiation shielding, prescriptive standards and specifications, and high accuracy HVAC environmental control systems and equipment.