Written by: Beth Cocchiarella | On: July 25, 2021
Recently, RANDALL, a leading self-performing subcontractor serving Florida and the southeast, was awarded the HVAC – Mechanical and Plumbing contract for the University of Florida’s Malachowsky Data Science & Information Technology Building. what to expect for the new data science building
The new, 263,000 square-foot building will connect students and researchers in advancing computing, communication and cyber-technologies. The building is named after UF alumnus Chris Malachowsky; Malachowsky, alongside NVIDIA, a company he co-founded, are key partners in the initiative to include artificial intelligence within UF’s curriculum, and make UF one of the top computing and technologically advanced environments in higher education.
RANDALL will perform the HVAC, mechanical and plumbing work on the facility, consisting of chilled water, steam, piping, sanitary, storm, domestic water and ductwork systems. RANDALL will also be installing three custom air handlers, 894 chilled beams, one DOAS and 264 VAVs. The building will be located at 1889 Museum Road in Gainesville, on the University of Florida’s main campus.
“We are excited to be teamed with Ajax Building Corporation and the University of Florida on a facility so unique in design that enable students to advance in computer and data science,” said Sandro Cornelio, Vice President, RANDALL Mechanical. “It’s great to contribute to a facility that is going to integrate AI into academics and help students learn about the importance of data science.”
The project design team is led by architect Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, based out of Philadelphia, and Affiliated Engineers (AEI). The construction manager for the project is Ajax Building Company. The project starts in July 2021 is expected to be completed in February 2023.
Founded in 1986, by Jeff and Debra Condello, RANDALL Construction Holdings (RANDALL) is the leading self-performing subcontractor serving Florida and the Southeast. A family-owned company, RANDALL has deep roots in the community and is perfectly positioned as an innovator in the industry. With over 1,400 employees, 28 companies and 35+ years in operation, RANDALL is considered an established, reliable and trusted construction partner. RANDALL’s services and products are delivered through our 100,000 sq. ft. fabrication facility, set on 40 acres in Central Florida. While the corporate headquarters is in Central Florida, RANDALL has office locations on the west coast in Tampa, Fort Myers and Clearwater, on the east coast in Titusville and south Florida offices in Pompano Beach and Pembroke Pines. For more information connect with us on LinkedIn or Contact our RANDALL team to learn more at (407) 464-7776.