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South Texas Research Facility

healthcare / education-k-12

The 190,000 SF, South Texas Research Facility  houses modern laboratory space for the Health Science Center’s growing research enterprise and support partnerships with the military and The University of Texas at San Antonio.

The three story facility is a quarter of a mile in length creating a very large bituminous roof area and 2,500 linear feet of glass.

Zero/Six Consulting reviewed construction documents, generated details where needed and provided full-time quality control inspections during construction.

Z6 Commissioning performed commissioning services related to the building envelope that included water infiltration testing per ASTM E1105 and roof uplift testing per ASTM E907.

Additional Information

Client: University of Texas Health Science Center

Location: San Antonio, Texas


  • 3rd Party Peer Review
  • Onsite QA/QC and Reporting
  • Commissioning of the Building Envelope, including
    • Water Infiltration testing per ASTM E1105
    • Roof Uplift testing per ASTM E907
  • Daily Reporting of construction observation
  • Performance Testing Reporting

Markets: Higher Education

Project Scale:

  • Construction cost $150 million
  • 190,000 SF

Project Status: Completed 2011

Type of Construction: New Construction

UTHSCSA South Texas Research 1109066032

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