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Making a Difference in Cancer Care: P1 Completes AdventHealth Cancer Institute Project

exterior of AdventHealth Cancer Institute, Shawnee MissionKs

This spring, AdventHealth Shawnee Mission in Merriam, KS, unveiled its $76 million, 71,000-square-foot Cancer Institute, designed to provide unparalleled cancer care services to the community. P1 Construction completed the mechanical scope for both the Cancer Center and the center’s outpatient lobby, including construction and off-site construction. The AdventHealth Cancer Institute offers...

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P1 Earns Top Honors at MCAKC OMI Awards

P1 Construction leadership with MCAKC OMI award

From left: P1 President Kollin Knox, Pipefitter Foreman Marcus Connor, Senior Project Manager/Team Leader Jason Quattlebaum The Outstanding Mechanical Installation (OMI) Awards are back for 2024. Chosen and awarded by the Mechanical Contractors Association – Kansas City, the OMI awards recognize outstanding mechanical projects completed in 2022-23, honoring and promoting quality...

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P1 Provides Many Years of Single-Source Solutions for Haskell Indian Nations University


When you have a campus of buildings full of rich history dating back to 1884, system upgrades are inevitable. Haskell Indian Nations University (HINU) in Lawrence, KS, began as an agriculture education program for grades one through five. Today, HINU continues to serve the educational needs of American Indian and Alaska...

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P1 Construction Earns Overall Excellence Award from Turner Construction

P1 Construction Vice President Steve Smith receives Turner Award

P1 recently received the “Overall Excellence, Large Company” award from Turner Construction. The award recognizes trade partners who demonstrate overall job performance excellence, and exemplify outstanding dedication and commitment to delivering a high-quality product safely and on time for Turner clients. P1 was nominated for projects spanning both electrical and mechanical...

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P1 Construction Embarks on MEP Ambulatory Surgical Center Project at Saint Luke's

Saint Lukes East P1 Construction

ONCE AGAIN putting our single-source capabilities to work, P1 has landed the MEP scope of the 113,913-square-foot expansion and renovation of Saint Luke’s East Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Building E. The project includes both remodel and new construction. The expansion will increase the hospital size by 10 percent, renovating 8 percent....

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P1 Prepares for Work on $53M Olathe Mental Wellness Campus

P1 Construction Olathe Mental Health

Could the “ears” on a Monopoly game piece pose a threat to patients in a mental health facility? That is just one interesting question addressed during the planning of a new mental health campus in Olathe, KS. The ground was officially broken June 29 on the new facility, designed to reduce...

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P1 Group Replaces Chiller for Stowers Institute, Creating Energy Efficiency for Peak Summer Demand

P1 Construction Stowers Institute Pictured, left: New chiller demo; Pictured, right: Project Pipefitter Foreman Will Wall and Project Manager Jason Larsen.

With the rising costs of…well…everything, energy efficiency is critical for our P1 customers. One long-time customer called on P1 to make major changes to their cooling in time for peak summer demand. P1 began a relationship with the Stowers Institute for Medical Research back in the 90s. “P1 has a long...

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P1 Takes on Challenging Valve Replacement: Project Profile on Atherton Waste Water Treatment Plant

P1 Construction Waste Water Treatment Plant

The words “raw wastewater” might make you cringe, but the P1 crew working on the project at the Atherton WWTP were ready to take the plunge. When challenges arose, quick thinking on the team's part not only kept their feet (mostly) dry, but also resulted in a successful pump discharge valve...

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P1 Project Profile: Travis Air Force Base David Grant Medical Center Remodel

P1 Group Travis Air Force Base

Partnering to Create Successful Solutions From office to operating room, a medical center has to operate smoothly. When a comprehensive care facility like the David Grant Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base in California is ready to take the next steps toward providing world-class patient care, a new infrastructure may...

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Project Profile: Circa Resort and Casino, Las Vegas

Circa Resort and Casino

P1 Completes Historic Casino/Resort Project During Pandemic Year The P1 Las Vegas team never shies away from a challenge. The mighty Circa Resort and Casino, the first ground-up resort built in downtown Las Vegas since 1980, is no exception. With tourism facing record lows and many projects stopped or held due...

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P1 Completes Quick-Turn Touchless Fixture Project for KU

P1 Group KU Touchless Fixtures

Recently, CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) funding has made its way to many organizations, including the University of Kansas (KU). When the University received the funding, one of the projects they decided upon was replacing faucets and flush valves with touchless fixtures in public spaces. P1 Group was awarded...

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Saint Luke’s East Hospital Flex Capacity Expansion: Single Source Approach Helps P1 Group Navigate Timely Challenges

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P1 Group has been serving the healthcare community both locally and nationally with single-source facility solutions for many years, and our recent work on the Saint Luke’s East Hospital Flex Capacity Expansion is no exception. The SLE Expansion project will address the hospital’s need for growth by expanding the emergency department....

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Project Profile: Aisin Light Metals LN2 Installation

P1 Group Mechanical Construction

When Chart Industries called upon P1 Group as a trusted ESP (Engineered Systems Partner) to do the LN2 (liquid nitrogen) installation/replacement at Aisin Light Metals, Project Manager Nick Lawless knew there would be challenges. Through the ESP Program, Chart helps P1 Group by bringing regional opportunities to our attention. In turn,...

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Project Engineer Vince Bailey Leads Science City HVAC Project

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The January weather is cold and the Science at Play outdoor exhibit at Science City stands empty most days, but inside, preparations are being made to open two new exhibits, Creative Corner and Let’s Play. Union Station in Kansas City is a celebrated historical landmark and home of the internationally awarded...

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P1 Group Earns OMI Award for New Garmin Warehouse Work

garmin warehouse P1 Group construction Pictured, LEFT: Tom Axtell/MCAKC; Kollin Knox, P1 Group; Chuck Tarpley, Local 8 RIGHT: David Mallicoat, Garmin; John Ogden, P1 Group; Kelly Rauckman, Garmin; Jason Quattlebaum, P1 Group CENTER: Images from the Garmin warehouse during construction

Every two years, the Mechanical Contractors Association of Kansas City recognizes Outstanding Mechanical Installations from the Metro. This year, P1 Group and Garmin earned the OMI award for their new warehouse facility – building 5 in the “plumbing over $2 million” category. “The goal of the award is to recognize quality...

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Lucky Dogs: P1 Group Provides Critical Mechanical Construction for Lawrence Humane Society

Lawrence Humane Society P1 Group

Cats and dogs alike at the brand new $7.5 million Lawrence Humane Society facility are enjoying nicer, larger spaces thanks to the building’s modern additions and renovations. The new building not only houses space for the animals, there are multiple meet-and-greet spaces for their human friends to visit with them and...

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Project Profile: Children’s Mercy Hospital Research Tower

Childrens Mercy Pictured, above: Massive cooling towers and chillers getting ready for installation.

What you don’t usually see when you visit a hospital are the massive mechanical systems behind the scenes that keep the environment precisely regulated, operations running smoothly, and patients and personnel safe. In 2017, P1 Group was selected by General Contractor McCownGordon Construction for the mechanical scope of the two-part Children’s...

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P1 Group Las Vegas Corners Restaurant and Bar Business

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You can’t go to Vegas without an extensive array of specialty restaurants and bars at every turn and P1 Group’s Las Vegas office is a major player in their construction and remodel. You already knew Team Las Vegas is a major provider of hospitality construction in the Las Vegas area. But in addition...

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Kindred Bio Expansion Showcases Capabilities

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P1 Group’s Kindred Biosciences Production Expansion project was born from customer relationship building and a solid example of P1 teamwork across many trades and services. KindredBio, a pet biopharmaceutical company based in San Francisco, took over an older pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Elmwood, KS, and will soon manufacture drugs there for...

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P1 Project Profile: Saint Luke’s South

saint lukes south p1 group Pictured, above: Greg Sweeney, David Wright and Steve Cole on site at Saint Luke's; Allen Kluender installs duct work during construction.

Steve Cole, Vice President, is on familiar ground at a major project that is underway at Saint Luke’s South Hospital. He was the Project Manager for the original building on that campus, when AD Jacobson, Inc. built it in 1998. The Saint Luke’s South Hospital Rehabilitation Addition and Renovation project includes:...

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