Four teams will compete in theMechanical Contractors Association of America's student chapter competition.
Teams from Northeastern University, Purdue University, University of
Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Washington will compete in the MCAA’s
student chapter competition.
A panel of judges selected the student
teams Jan. 8 after reviewing proposals submitted by 28 Mechanical Contractors
Association of America chapters from colleges and universities nationwide.
The teams will compete March 2 as part of
the MCAA’s annual convention at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Scottsdale,
Ariz. Each will have 20 minutes to convince judges that they should perform the
fictitious build-and-spec project: erect a 73,000-square-foot, two-story
hospital in northern California. First-place winners receive $5,000,
second-place teams get $2,500 and $1,000 goes to the other
Proposals will be scored on quality,
organization, scheduling and design feasibility.