Science and Technology

Projects aren’t complete until they’re powered.


Environments like data centers and laboratories present both design and construction challenges unlike any other projects. Gephart understands this and offers the high-tech solutions required as well as the commitment to go above and beyond to cater these solutions to your project.

Experience Counts

Sample Projects
  • U of M Cargill Building for Microbial and Plant Genomics

    Location: St. Paul, MN
    Client: Shaw-Lundquist
    Size: 64,000 SF
    Details: Laboratories with open layouts, microbial and plant growing areas, a robotic center for screening new biological compounds, teaching space and offices.

  • U of MN Cancer Center

    Location: Minneapolis, MN
    Client: Sheehy Construction
    Size: 160,000 SF
    Details: Remodel of three floors as well as addition of four floors, testing labs, office space and penthouse.

  • Bioscrip Inc. IT Headquarters

    Location: Eden Prairie, MN
    Client: Bioscrip
    Size: 3,000 SF
    Details: New construction including service entrance, generator, UPS system, under-floor circuitry and connections to racks/servers, FM200 system, EPO system and general fire alarm.

  • Minneapolis Public Schools’ Data Center

    Location: Minneapolis, MN
    Client: Mortenson
    Size: N/A
    Details: Relocation of District’s primary data center consisting of 21 sever cabinets equipped with power distribution strips, APC monitoring system, 6 LAN racks, wire management, 10GIG copper, singlemode & multimode fiber optics, basket tray, grounding system, generators, electrical service, redundant UPS systems, redundant PDU systems, redundant PDU whips to racks/servers, FM200 suppression system, and fire alarm systems

  • Cargill Data Center

    Location: Minnetonka, MN
    Client: Cargill
    Size: 11,000 SF
    Details: New data center including primary service entrance, generator system, UPS systems, redundant PDU systems, redundant PDU whips to racks/servers, FM 200 suppression system, EPO system, VESDA monitor, general fire alarm.

  • Cima Labs

    Location: Brooklyn Park, MN
    Client: KM Building Company
    Size: 19,000 SF
    Details: New office space and laboratory remodel.

  • E-funds

    Location: Woodbury, MN
    Client: Bainey
    Size: 80,000 SF
    Details: Construction of call center, data center and offices.

  • Gourmet Award Foods Data Center

    Location: Minneapolis, MN
    Client: Gourmet Award Foods
    Size: 1,500 SF
    Details: New construction including service entrance, UPS system, redundant PDUs, PDU whip installation to racks/servers, pre-action fire suppression system, EPO system and general fire alarm.

  • Hennepin County Data Center

    Location: Minneapolis, MN
    Client: Hennepin County, MN
    Size: 15,000 SF
    Details: Remodel of operating data center including installation of generators, electrical service, redundant UPS systems, redundant PDU systems, redundant PDU whips to racks/servers, FM200 suppression system, EPO system, VESDA monitoring system and fire alarm systems.

  • Kroll Ontrack

    Location: Eden Prairie, MN
    Client: Bainey Group
    Size: 70,000 SF
    Details: New construction including redundant primary utility services and substations, generator system, redundant UPS systems, redundant PDU systems, redundant PDU whips to racks/servers, FM 200 suppression system, EPO system, VESDA monitoring system, general fire alarm, data backbone and horizontal cabling.

  • Plum Point Energy Station

    Location: Osceola, AR
    Client: Superior Building Systems
    Size: 53,019 SF
    Details: Installation of branch power, lighting, paging system, and phone/data for six support buildings at the Plum Point Coal Fired Generation Plant. Also made 1900 fiber connections and tested 925 strands throughout the entire plant.

  • Protein Design Labs

    Location: Plymouth, MN
    Client: Westin Construction
    Size: 30,000 SF
    Details: Renovation of manufacturing facility for humanized antibodies.

  • US Bank Eau Claire Data Center

    Location: Eau Claire, WI
    Client: US Bank
    Size: 1,000 SF
    Details: New construction including service entrance, UPS systems, distribution panels, under-floor circuitry to racks/servers, clean agent fire suppression system, EPO system, and general fire alarm.

  • Washington County Disaster Recovery Data Center

    Location: Washington County, MN
    Client: Frerichs
    Size: 3,000 SF
    Details: Build-out of existing data center.