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School Board of Alachua County Howard Bishop Middle Transition School

The Redesign-Redevelopment of Howard Bishop Middle School is a large undertaking and requires the students and faculty to find a temporary home.

University of Florida College of Nursing Innovation & Learning Lab

The total renovation of existing teaching space to be transformed into a state of the art learning center for the College of Nursing.

ORMC Ocala Heart of Florida Heart Center Renovations

A three-story medical building renovation including interior demolition and remodel of offices, training and exam rooms, and board room.

Scorpio Supports Operation Graduation 2020

Congratulations to the Class of 2020! You are certainly making your mark on history. Thanks to the partnership of Alachua County Public Schools and our local CBS4/NBC9 stations, each Alachua County Public High School will be celebrating graduation with their own televised graduation ceremony. Operation Graduation 2020 has been activated.…

North Florida Regional Medical Center and Scorpio Celebrate New Renovation with Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon-cutting North Florida Regional Medical Center’s newly built 20-bay Pre-Operative unit on the 2nd Floor of the Surgical Tower hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on January 21, 2020. This is one of the many projects that Team Scorpio has been working on for NFRMC over the past year. We love the…

UF College of Education Returns Home

A New Norman Scorpio has reached a major milestone in the renovation to the UF College of Education’s historic home – Norman Hall. Floors one, two and three have been completely renovated and classes and administration have returned home after relocating approximately 12 months ago. Areas of the building are…

UF Substation #2 Cable & Switchgear Replacement

  • Project Owner: University of Florida
  • Location: Gainesville, FL
  • Completion Date: August 2019
  • Partners: Moses & Associates and RMF Engineering

Powerful Campus Upgrades

Substation #2 Cable and Switchgear Replacement is a project for the University of Florida with the main objective to update the electrical utilities to several key buildings around campus. The existing cable and switches that have been in basements, underground vaults, and duct systems for 50 or more years will be removed and replaced without interrupting power to the buildings they serve. In many of these areas a new cabling duct is not an option. Therefore the existing electrical cables must be removed to make way for the new ones.

This project will improve the reliability of UF’s power distribution by replacing aging equipment and cable. Some of the buildings receiving upgrades include Larsen Hall, Black Hall, Carr Hall, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Psychology, Stetson Medical, and Pharmacy. This project is also designed to increase safety for the individuals that maintain the electrical equipment on campus. The new equipment being installed features the newest standard of arc-flash suppression and electronic fault current interruption, allowing the equipment to be operated in confined spaces with reduced risk.

Substation #2 Cable and Switchgear Replacement is different from other projects because the intent is not to visually improve a building or an area. The intent is to improve the functionality and safety of the electrical system serving multiple buildings. The work performed under this contract will be in place serving these buildings for generations.