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PSU Life Sciences

PROJECT DETAILS
R.H. Marcon installed 20,000 square feet of zinc-coated,
gray Revere Copper panels on walls, roofing, and fascia.
Other tasks included waterproofing the foundation and installing
33,600 square feet of totally adhered Firestone TPO roofing.

Client: Penn State University
Location: University Park, Pennsylvania
Architect: Bower Lewis Thrower/Payette Joint Venture
Project Type: architectural sheet metal and TPO roofing

The 150,000-square-foot Life Sciences Building is connected by aerial walkway to the Chemistry Building; together they form a landmark “Gateway to the Sciences” on Penn State’s University Park campus. R.H. Marcon Inc. installed 20,000 square feet of zinc-coated, Freedom Gray Revere Copper panels on walls, roofing, and fascia. Marcon crews installed the panels with copper clips concealed in the double- locked standing seams. Interspersed throughout the

building exterior were about 7,200 square feet of Alucobond aluminum panels.

Marcon played a multifaceted role in the construction of the Life Sciences Building. Other tasks included waterproofing the foundation and installing 33,600 square feet of totally adhered Firestone TPO roofing.