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USDA Lab

This Design Build facility is for the testing of tobacco, produce, poultry, school lunch programs, various meats, and MREs (Meals Ready Eat) for military use. The facility is a one-story structure with brick veneer and storefront windows. The HVAC system is 100% make-up air consisting of one large unit for the offices and 8 smaller units for the lab area. Also included are generators to produce steam and nitrogen used in various testing procedures. The chemical storage area is constructed as a Class 1 explosion structure. A Class 3 clean room has also been built within the facility for the purpose of various genetic testing and other experiments.