Jackson Labs

Project Info


The Jackson Laboratory | Bar Harbor, ME | Norm Burdzel (207) 266-0468


RMW Architecture & Interiors | Sacramento, CA | Steve Guest (916) 449-1400

General Contractor

MarketOne Builders, Inc. | Sacramento, CA | James Fitzgerald (916) 928-7474

Electrical Engineer

Alfatech Cambridge | San Jose, CA | Toma Dordea (408) 487-1200


Building Size

110,891 SQ FT

Project Type

Design Build

Date Contract Secured

LEED Qualification


Project Description

Schetter Electric provided and installed the electrical installation for the expansion Jackson Labs. The building project was an existing two-story cold, dark shell. The building is 110,891 SQ FT made of concrete tilt-up wall panels with interior columns supporting structural lumber framing for roofing. This facility was created to further expand Jackson Laboratory West’s ability to operate in a controlled, stable environment.
Phase I was a complete TI with first floor program space of 73,340 SQ FT, consisting of 46,800 SQ FT of dirty, clean space ABSL-2 and 26,540 SQ FT of ABSL-3 production area. The second floor space is 37,551 SQ FT, consisting of 26,100 SQ FT of dirty, clean space ABSL-2 and 11,451 SQ FT of ABSL-3 production area.
Schetter Electric furnished and installed the following major electrical components in a N+1 design:
• A new 4000a SMUD service, switchboard and distribution
• Two new 600kw generators in parallel
• Three transfer switches
• Four electrical rooms
• Chiller plant
• Boiler plant
• Three air handlers
• Sterilizers
• Cage wash, and fill
• A complete addressable fire alarm notification system