Nashua, NH Vantage Builders, Inc., a general contracting and construction firm based in Waltham, Mass., completed the renovation of a 24,000 s/f building for Pfeiffer Vacuum, to create a service center of excellence (SCE) on the site of the company’s North American headquarters at 24 Trafalgar Sq.
Founded in 1890 in Asslar, Germany, Pfeiffer Vacuum is one of the world’s leading providers of vacuum solutions for the semiconductor, industrial, coating, analytical and R&D markets.
“Pfeiffer Vacuum has a very impressive history, dating back more than 125 years, and we enjoyed working with them as they launched their new North American headquarters,” said Ed Silva, principal, Vantage Builders.
To support the testing and repair work being done in the SCE, significant systems work was completed. Vantage installed all new mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP) systems, including a high concentrate of electrical work. The HVAC work included make-up air units, massive exhaust fans and a polypropylene ductwork system. A new compressed air system with two high-pressure compressors was installed.
Vantage also completed exterior work. New windows and a storefront were installed. An improved exterior insulation and finish system (EIFS) and metal panel façades were also introduced.
The project team included NV5 Global and Maugel Architects.