Featured Projects

“Brencal is very focused on customer satisfaction, and good about making a problem go away –and in a timely way. Very good to work with!”

Dean Cushman, Core Design

Wayne State University

  • •Removed complete interior of three floors for rebuild of high-end office space
  • •Server room installation for WSU Computer Science Department
    • •Existing insulation was discovered to be asbestos
    • •Caused a drastic change in schedule which resulted in partial floor and project turnover and commissioning
    • •Brencal successfully managed a complex project turnover
  • •On time deliveries and off-hour shutdowns were scheduled around a fully operational
  • •Historical building required salvaging of existing materials and preserving existing architectural building elements

 

 

 

 

General Motors Tech Center Global Architecture Studio

  • •Security, mechanical, and electrical upgrades to existing building
  • •Demolished over 100,000 SF light manufacturing facility for the rebuild of a clay vehicle design studio
  • •Multi-shift construction managed by Brencal
  • •Brencal’s self-perform division led the way with a demanding schedule
  • •GM Green construction initiative
    • •Over 99% of all construction waste avoided landfills
      • •Existing office furniture, acoustical ceiling, and flooring was carefully dismantled by Brencal’s Demolition crews and donated to local Habitat for Humanity for their benefit

 

General Motors Proving Emissions Lab Expansion

  • •Expansion of existing and working laboratory
  • •Installation of new hot and cold test chambers for full size vehicles
  • •Extensive span gas piping and new gas detection systems

 

General Motors Proving Grounds Building 42A

  • •Renovation of existing single story service building to create a state-of-the-art bio fuels laboratory
  • •Careful environmental practices and studies performed and executed during construction process

 

 

 

 

Pontiac Stamping Plant 14

  • •Design/Build project led by Brencal Contractors
  • •Construction of a new five-million gallon detention pond
  • •New construction of a 5,000 sf treatment building with capabilities of treating storm water at a rate up to 1,000 gallons per minute
    • •Entire treatment process commissioned to be one automated process
  • •Renovation of site wide storm water drainage system

Other Projects

Education (K-12 and Higher Education)

Oakland University NFH/SFH and O’Dowd Halls
$575,000
J. Eppink Partners

Anchor Bay High School
$3,616,000
TMP Associates, Inc.

Automotive

Ford Motor Company Underbody Building Addition for Emission Lab at Pilot Plant
$2,075,000

Industrial

Holcim Storage Silos and Operations Building
$1,250,000

National Steel Corporation Galvanizing Line
$5,600,000
Hazama Corporation

Health Care

Children’s Hospital Emergency Department Renovations
$2,110,000

Catherine McAuley Health Systems Ambulatory Services
$3,800,000

Airports

Northwest Airlines GSE Refueling Triturator
$2,900,000

DTW Main and West Delta Sky Clubs Renovations
$385,000
ASD

DTW Midfield Terminal Energy Center
$1,300,000

Water and Waste Water

New Haven Community Schools Waste Water Treatment Facility
$1,200,000
Fanning Howey and Tetra Tech

City of Warren WWTP Disinfection System Improvements
$3,965,000
Hubbell, Roth, & Clark, Inc.

Henry Ford Community College SME

  • •Major multi-floor office building renovation
  • •Demolition of existing HVAC systemInstallation of new roof top HVAC unit
  • •Required complete structural steel framing reconfiguration of existing roof
  • •Fast track schedule to accommodate a new tenant

 

 

 

 

 

MDOT Larned St Bridge

  • •Demolition of existing bridge decking and super structure
  • •All work completed over existing scenic walk way
    • •Walk way was reopened to the public at the end of each work week
  • •Installation of new bridge decking, structural steel, concrete super structure, electrical and fencing
    • •Rework and preservation of architectural concrete to historic building elements

 

 

 

 

Lafarge New Detroit Cement Terminal

  • •Major structural concrete foundations for new cement storage silo
  • •New shipping dock built to accommodate some of the world’s largest ships
  • •Intense safety measures in place while work was performed standing on sea wall overlooking the Detroit River
  • •Environmental concerns taken while excavating through and near contaminated soil sites

 

 

 

 

University of Michigan Maternal Child Health Care

  • •Multiple-floor renovation to working hospital
  • •Strategic off-hour shutdowns to accommodate ongoing medical services
  • •Careful scheduling procedures mandatory to work around specific hospital functions
  • •Extensive medical gas piping and HVAC work through hospital areas

 

Northwest Airlines De-Icing Facilities

  • •New construction of de-icing operations building and airplane ports
  • •Facility built in working airport runway and terminal
  • •Intense security efforts greatly affecting every aspect of construction and scheduling

 

 

 

 

City of Marysville WWTP

  • •Large renovation and additions to existing waste water treatment plant
    • •Plant remained in operation 24-hours-a-day during construction
  • •Critical scheduling throughout process while taking existing equipment out of service and simultaneously adding the new equipment into service
  • •Commissioning process had to be exact to ensure entire plant failure
  • •Work included a new two-million gallon SSO Basin, primary clarifier, trickling filters, renovation and addition to main operations building, and construction of  a new blower building