|Texas Tech University System and the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering constructed a new 43,886 sq.ft, LEED Certified, 2-story Petroleum Engineering Research Building. The new facility matches the architectural style of the historic Engineering Key and demonstrates Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design. Spaces incorporated into the project include faculty and administrative offices, conference rooms, classrooms, graduate and undergraduate areas, library, and engineering laboratories. In addition, the project constructs 71 new parking spaces adjacent to the new facility.
The project included asbestos abatement and partial demolition of the existing 38,000 sq.ft. Exercise Sciences Center (ESC) with the associated utility tunnel.|