DDC: COVID Central Harlem Lab

General Construction of a complete new Covid-19 testing lab located near Harlem Hospital for the NYC Department of Design and Construction. The project was fast-tracked and built using DDC’s new CM build model. DBC was contracted by Aecom.


DBC self-performed all architectural trades and all electrical work including general wiring for power to receptacles, light fixtures, HVAC units, fire alarm, security, and IT devices. Coordinate the integration of the new firm alarm, security and IT devices into the existing systems at Harlem Hospital. Oversee installation of new plumbing and mechanical work including new air handler, condenser, fan unit, ductwork, drainage and refrigerant piping. DBC also provided and maintained a temporary 47.5 kW generator during the duration of the project. Responsibilities included shop drawings, testing, balancing and inspections for all scopes of work.


DBC Electrical Contracting is a licensed electrical contractor in the city of New York and is a division of DBC, Inc.

Project Details

  • Location : NYC
  • Budgets : CM: Aecom Client:/DDC/DOHMH
  • Complete Date : 8/31/2020
  • Client Name : $2,260,975.00