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Berg Fine Tunes Facilities for Research Center

Berg’s Colorado crews celebrated the sweet smell of success as a triumphant project–that is now a force in the fight against childhood diabetes–came to a conclusion in the Denver area.

A Dunn Deal—Berg Wraps Up Diabetes Center with J.E. Dunn Construction

In 2005 The Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes opened the doors of its new home at the Fitzsimons campus—Colorado’s $4.3-billion “square mile of life sciences” that has become the launch pad, hub and focus for the biotechnology industry in the Rock Mountain region.  The $34-million facility provides care for children and adults with Type I diabetes, as well as research of the disease.

Alan Stout, Berg’s Rocky Mountain regional manager, touted the efforts of Berg’s field forces, “Our crews expertly navigated the installation of medium-voltage service under a main access street on the Fitzsimons campus that remained open while we were working,” he said.  Other noteworthy aspects included laboratory tables that required custom electrical fittings, Class A finishes throughout and condensed schedule that mandated building both Phase I and Phase II concurrently.

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“It was an incredibly smooth project—thanks in part to Berg’s ‘get-it-done’ attitude and proactive efforts to minimize downtime and disruption to the University.  It’s been a real pleasure working with them.”—Mike Tilbury, J.E. Dunn Construction.

120,000  Square Feet

Electrical Construction Cost
$8 Million

November 2003 – December 2005

Delivery Method

Other Team Members
JE Dunn
Anderson Mason Dale Architects
BCER Engineering, Inc.

Berg Regional Office




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