Emerald Queen Puyallup Casino

Location: Puyallup, WA
Building people who build great things.
Contract Value: $22M

Project Description

This project required a MEP coordination period of over six months of close coordination with all overhead trades, as well as the wall and raised floor contractors.  While the overall project was about 27 months long, construction began shortly after the BIM process started, which required very tight just-in-time BIM deliverables.

The project includes a casino floor at over 300,000 square feet over two separate parking garages.  One existing at 3 levels, and the other at 4 levels.  As a Design Assist partner, Apollo was tasked with working with the mechanical/plumbing engineer and general contractor on developing best practices to install the mechanical and plumbing systems in this large casino.

There are 44 separate air handling systems, with 62 split systems.  The HVAC involves extensive overhead distribution with ductwork as large as 86″ round, with duct drops at columns and walls that provides air to a pressurized underfloor distribution system with over 4300 floor grilles.

There are multiple kitchen/dining areas ranging from bars and 24 hour dining facilities to a buffet and high end restaurants, all topped off with an event center with an exposed overhead duct distribution system and enclosed under stage return system.

The project also includes an atrium smoke control system utilizing underground duct, and an overhead duct distribution system.

The plumbing portion of this project includes an extensive plumbing rack distribution system feeding the kitchen areas, and large bathroom groups involving over 150 toilet fixtures.  An underground fin tube system heats the atrium.  Project included a grease waste system collecting at two separate grease waste interceptors and includes an extensive heat trace network.