Drayer Hall Residential Renovations

Interior updates are underway on this historic 1950s-era five-story campus residence hall to include resident life and building system upgrades.

  • New connection to recently installed campus 2-pipe hydronic system
  • Installation of new domestic water and fire protection utility lines
  • Existing HVAC and plumbing infrastructure to be fully removed and replaced
  • Boiler & pump replacement
  • Replacement of sanitary/water service to core restrooms
  • Replacement of main electrical panels and reuse of existing boxes and raceways as able
  • Installation of new fire alarm and fire protection system
  • Modifications to the elevator shaft and pit for installation of new elevator
  • New chillers, air handlers, and a generator were installed both in the Ground Floor mechanical room and attic spaces
  • Replacement of framing and finishes disturbed during MEP rough-ins throughout the building (Ground through 4th floor)
  • Layout modifications and new framing and finishes for rebuilt gang bath/shower rooms
  • Replacement of building flat (EPDM) roofs
  • Replacement of integral copper gutters and roof flashings and repair of wood cornices
  • Refurbishment of existing metal railings

Project Info

  • Location: Carlisle, PA
  • Client: Dickinson College
  • Architect: RLPS
  • Square Footage: 41,421
  • Year Completed: 2023
  • Expertise: Construction Management, MEP Coordination, Preconstruction, Virtual Design & Construction
  • Sector: Education

Key Team Members

  • Mike Funck

    Senior Vice President of Strategy
  • Walt Taylor

    Senior Preconstruction Project Manager
  • Dave Dreer

    Project Superintendent

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