Broadway Electric, Inc
831 Oakton St.Elk Grove Village, IL60007-1918Ph: (847) 593-0001Fx: (847) 593-0010
Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain- BEI Renovation Project 1995
As the electrical subcontractor under Turner Construction, BEI provided all of the wiring and electrical equipment for this $30 million, 84,000 sf, six-story facility. This included lighting, switchgear, ductbanks, mechanical equipment wiring, fire alarms, a dimming system, a generator, and voice/data.
The building houses a centralized student machine shop, rapid prototyping facilities, biomedical/chemical engineering labs, studio classrooms, design fabrication and assembly spaces, a lecture hall, project display areas, and a lounge/study space. It is home to the following:
This facility was the first Northwestern University building to achieve Silver-level certification from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System. It incorporates several sustainable design techniques including the use of natural daylight in 75% of the building's interior spaces, mechanized sunshades with solar tracking on the fades, and a raised floor air displacement system reduces cooling loads.