University Mechanical wins Caris Life Science project

NORWALK, CONN. -- EMCOR Group Inc. announced that its University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors Inc. subsidiary has been awarded a contract for the installation of mechanical systems at Caris Life Sciences, a division of Caris Life Sciences, Inc., in Phoenix, Arizona.

University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors (UMEC) will be responsible for installation of the mechanical systems at Caris Life Sciences’ build-out in Phoenix of 30,000-sq.ft. including a lab, lab support area, and office space area, as well as a 5,000-sq.ft. mechanical mezzanine. UMEC will also be responsible for the installation of a central plant and service yard, which includes a chiller, cooling tower, and exhaust systems with energy recovery, at the facility. Additionally, UMEC will coordinate the electrical and plumbing work required for the project.

Caris Life Sciences is a leading provider of high quality diagnostic and pharmaceutical services encompassing anatomic pathology and molecular testing. The company offers advanced molecular analyses of patient samples through prognostic testing services and genomic and proteomic profiling to provide critical information to physicians treating cancer and other complex diseases. More than 2,000 physicians across the U.S. use the services provided by Caris Life Sciences.

“The work being done by Caris Life Sciences is among the most advanced and groundbreaking in the country, requiring the highest level of mechanical systems to support it,” stated Brad Thornton, president and CEO of University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors. “We are very excited to be working on this project, and it is yet another example of the complex and comprehensive services we offer clients with exceedingly intricate and sophisticated needs.”