Merkert Chemistry Lab – Fume Hood Replacement – Wise Construction

Boston College

Merkert Chemistry Lab – Fume Hood Replacement

Renovation of lab space and replacement of thirty-eight fume hoods on an extremely compressed, summer schedule. Renovation scope consisted of new lab benches, casework, epoxy flooring, and new finishes. MEP systems were upgraded and expanded, including new ductwork, plumbing, gas, and fire protection systems as well as upgraded electrical systems.

Market Sector


Boston College


Chestnut Hill


Payette Associates

Square Footage

1,000 SF

Key Features

Occupied Renovation, Laboratory


Compressed, summer-slammer schedule; occupied space


Meticulous planning utilizing BIM to ensure field installs were executed seamlessly; mitigation of noise and vibration to eliminate disruption to adjacent, operating lab spaces


Boston College had their upgraded facility up and operational before the start of fall semester


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