Crawford Division: Commercial HVAC
Client: Western Illinois University, Moline, IL
Challenge: Provide complete HVAC package based on plans and specifications for Phase II, multi-building project
Solution: Crawford formed project team of estimators, project managers, and field crew to implement project effectively and efficiently.
Click for PDF
Crawford Company competitively bid and was awarded HVAC contract for WIU-QC Phase II. The Phase II project is part of the public university's ongoing expansion of the Riverfront Campus.
From WIU website:
Bush Affiliates, LLC of Davenport (IA) has been named the general contractor for the Phase II development of WIU-QC's Riverfront Campus. Bush's $29.5 million single prime bid for construction of a 94,800 square foot classroom complex is funded by the Illinois Jobs Now! capitol construction program. Construction will begin upon completion of contracts, with an anticipated completion of Summer/Fall 2014.
The $42 million Phase II project allows for further growth in the Quad Cities campus and will house academic programs in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Education and Human Services and Fine Arts and Communication. Phase I on the Riverfront campus, opened January 2012, supports the College of Business and Technology, including the School of Engineering; academic and student services; and University Administration.The City of Moline is also revitalizing the area surrounding the WIU-QC Riverfront Campus into community and University-friendly development.
The Quad Cities campus currently serves more than 1,300 students at its 60th Street campus in Moline and at the Riverfront Campus.
About Western Illinois Univesity:
Western Illinois University (WIU) is a public university located in Macomb, Illinois, United States. It was founded in 1899 as Western Illinois State Normal School. Like many similar institutions of the time, Western Illinois State Normal School focused on teacher training for its relatively small body of students. As the normal school grew, it became Western Illinois State Teachers College. Today, Western Illinois University is composed of two campuses that provide a wide range of academic programs. While the main campus is in Macomb, Western Illinois University-Quad Cities is in Moline, Illinois.
WHAT ARE PEOPLE SAYING
I want to express my appreciation for the excellent work your guys did installing the HVAC system in our new office. Chris is very good at what he does and we are very happy with our new system. It is obvious they take pride in their work by looking at the way they laid out the ductwork and piping in the utility room and ran the lines to the a/c units. Whenever an issue arose, Chris did an excellent job of coming up with solutions. Our local HVAC guy was doing the plumbing on this job, and I heard that he commented, those Crawford guys really know what they are doing.