Lawson State Community College

New Construction Commissioning Services 

About the Facility

The success center for Lawson State Community College in Birmingham, Alabama is a 60,000 sq. ft. two-story building that serves as a focal point for Lawson State. The building includes ample communal space, food services, student resources, an auditorium, financial aid centers and bookstore. The building was completed in March, 2019 and will serve students of Lawson State for years to come. 


Lawson State Facts

15M Project Cost
60k Square Feet
2019 Completion Date

Scope of Work

Sain Engineering Associates, Inc. (SEA) was contracted to provide commissioning services for HVAC, controls, lighting, building envelope, hot water, and Test, Adjust, Balance (TAB). SEA was also contracted to coordinate and document training for major equipment to perform a second season building evaluation. 

The scope of work included design review and the development of a commissioning plan. The commissioning plan included pre-functional testing for performance procedures for HVAC, envelope, a domestic water heating system, lighting and electrical controls. 

Construciton phase responsibilities included a review of envelope construction, major equipment installation, pre-functional testing for component startups and functional testing for complete system. 

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