Rick Unvarsky Consulting Services, Inc.



FIBROGEN, Mission Bay

RUCS was the Commissioning Authority for this new life sciences facility in San Francisco, CA.  The project consists of 6 floors and 250,000 square feet of laboratory, and office spaces.  The building includes cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Process) areas, requiring a higher level of commissioning as part of the FDA/USDA qualification process.  Critical spaces include the vivarium housing immune compromised mice and rabbits, cGMP laboratories and wash areas, medicinal chemistry, powder containment, chemical dispensing and solvent systems.  The project also includes executive office and a full service cafeteria.  The project is MEP design build.  Commissioned systems include air-handling, chilled water, heating boilers, process steam boilers, exhaust systems, building management systems, domestic water heating, lighting control, cold rooms, emergency generators and ATS, RODI water systems, CDA, Vac, N2, CO2 and O2 process gas systems, and the Edstrom animal watering systems. The commissioning documentation will be used in the FDA qualification process.