Our industry capabilities

JH Kelly collaborates with owners and general contractors to design, fabricate and construct HVAC and plumbing systems for higher education institutions: student housing, central plants, libraries, lecture halls, residence halls, student centers, dining halls, and laboratories.

Focusing on student health and energy efficiency, JH Kelly supports buildings that meet and exceed the higher education institutional standards for sustainability and carbon neutrality. Our transparent project estimating and clear preconstruction communication help guide projects through progressive design build delivery and support general contractor and design team directives with thought leadership and construction methodology.

Higher Education Institution Services:

  • CAPITAL PROJECTS: New construction, renovations, additions, expansions
  • INFRASTRUCTURE: Central plants, HVAC and Plumbing upgrades, and utility service
  • MAINTENANCE: HVAC/Plumbing preventative maintenance and 24/7 on-call service

JH Kelly Higher Education Institution Experience:

  • Oregon Health & Science University
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Washington
  • Oregon State University
  • Portland State University
  • Portland Community College
  • Washington State University
  • Lower Columbia College
  • Washington State Vancouver

Recent Higher Education Institution Projects:

  • OSU Cordley Hall Research Lab
  • OHSU OHEP Expansion
  • OHSU Block 28 & Block 29: Center for Health and Healing II
  • OHSU Collaborative Life Sciences Building (RLSB)
  • University of Washington: UW Medical Center – MRI upgrade
  • Portland State University: LEED-certified 10-story student housing structure
  • Oregon State University: LEED Platinum co-generation facility
  • Lower Columbia College: Rose Center for the Arts
  • Oregon State University: Food Innovation Center

Featured Projects

Over the years, clients and contractors have partnered with JH Kelly to solve their biggest challenges. Our portfolio is a reflection of our company, our integrity, and our commitment to delivering the optimal solution.


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