LAARS Office Expansion
Location: Rochester, NH
Owner: LAARS Heating Systems, Inc.
Architect: Bruce Ronayne Hamilton Architects
Completed: October 2011
This 25,330 sf expansion of JP Sercel Associates, Inc.’s corporate headquarters more than doubled the size of the existing area used to produce high-precision laser micromachining systems. JP Sercel Associates, Inc is the leading global supplier of UV excimer and diode pumped solid state (DPSS) industrial laser micromachining systems for precision processing in high-volume manufacturing
The addition expanded the workspace area to more than 58,000 sq ft and added state-of-the-art clean rooms, research and development laboratories and ergonomic office space to the company’s existing facility, while also increasing the facilities manufacturing and production areas. Construction included site work and concrete foundations, pre-engineered building erection and miscellaneous metals, interior finishes, design-build plumbing, HVAC, and electrical systems.