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Plan Your Cannabis Extraction Facility With Precision®

Our on-staff designers and engineers, known as PDG (Precision Development Group), take the guesswork out of a labyrinth of building codes, site planning, fire protection engineering and local fire marshal compliance. Our processes ensure a safe C1D1 cannabis extraction lab design and production of the world’s finest concentrates.

The Precision® Advantage

We have the capability to take our clients cannabis extraction lab design from schematic design to full protocol set. Our experience ranges from start-up extraction facility designs to large multi-state operators, and everything in between. Having a trusted, seasoned partner for your extraction lab design makes all the difference.

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Extraction Experience

The PDG team is well-versed in extraction equipment and processes used in labs. This experience and insight allows us to create efficient extraction lab layouts in order to optimize your team’s day-to-day.

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Top-Class Safety

Our architects and engineers are up to date on the latest regulations and building codes relevant to a C1D1 lab design. Allowing us to take the guesswork out of compliance and help you get approved the first time.

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Building Partners

Building a cannabis extraction facility requires a team of designers, architects and engineers. We focus on integrating and collaborating with your other professionals to ensure you’re on time and on budget.

Our Extraction Lab Design Packages

Extraction Lab Design Packages

Basic Design Criteria Package

$
  • Drawings & MEP Plans
  • Lab and MEP plans tailored to Precision Extractors
  • Great starting point for development

Process Layout
Set

$$
  • Custom lab design, no MEP
  • Lab plans for any brand of extraction equipment
  • Includes a Precision project management team

Design Criteria Package

$$$
  • Custom lab design & MEP Plans
  • Lab plans for any brand of extraction equipment
  • Technical Assistance Report (TAR)
  • Great for large facilities

Construction Documents

$$$$
  • Custom lab design & MEP Plans
  • Lab plans for any brand of extraction equipment
  • Technical Assistance Report (TAR)
  • Includes permit plans
  • For greenfield sites or retrofitting

Basic Design Criteria Package

$
  • Drawings & MEP Plans
  • Lab and MEP plans tailored to Precision Extractors
  • Great starting point for development

Process Layout
Set

$$
  • Custom lab design, no MEP
  • Lab plans for any brand of extraction equipment
  • Includes a Precision project management team

Design Criteria Package

$$$
  • Custom lab design & MEP Plans
  • Lab plans for any brand of extraction equipment
  • Technical Assistance Report (TAR)
  • Great for large facilities

Construction Documents

$$$$
  • Custom lab design & MEP Plans
  • Lab plans for any brand of extraction equipment
  • Technical Assistance Report (TAR)
  • Includes permit plans
  • For greenfield sites or retrofitting
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Basic Design Criteria Package

Pre-developed, economical cannabis extraction lab design package for some of the most common lab layouts & extraction packages utilizing Precision® extraction equipment.

  • Our quickest, time-saving design solution
  • Contains stock architectural criteria set and stock MEP criteria set.
  • Lab plans are based on using Precision’s PX1 or X10 extractors.
  • Explains general hazards & workflows, power, water and airflows.
  • Plans can be closely followed or heavily adapted at the discretion of client or architect.
  • This set is conceptual and are not intended for construction or permit submittal.
Includes:
  • Diagrammatic floor plans with suggested sizes
  • Estimated MAQ/HMIS table (w/ disclaimers)
  • Lab plan with equipment tags
  • Interior lab elevations
  • Diagrammatic workflow plans
  • Diagrammatic MEP drawings
Excludes:
  • Fire report
  • Permit drawings
  • Plan revisions
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Process Layout Set

Provides a conceptual drawing package regarding the overall lab design and workflow without information related to mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. Unlike a Basic Design Criteria Package, the Process Layout Set will take into account your specific site, bill of materials and personal expectations into account.

  • Plans are customized for any brand of extraction and post processing equipment you are using
  • Great for investors, city planning officials and state license board presentation.
  • The set is conceptual and not intended for construction or permit submittals.
Includes:
  • Full custom lab design within specific client building
  • Cover sheet
  • Floor plan with dimensions and ratings
  • Full HMIS report
  • Lab plan with equipment tags
  • Interior lab elevations
  • Workflow plans (lab & solvent)
Excludes:
  • Fire report
  • MEP drawings
  • Permit drawings
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Design Criteria Package

Intended to offer a more complete outline of the requirements and conditions in a cannabis extraction facility. Provides your architect and engineers clear guidelines for an efficient and safe facility. Includes all of the deliverables of a Process Layout Set, with the addition of MEP engineering plans and a technical assistance report (TAR) from our fire protection engineer.

  • For large and small scale facilities
  • Plans are customized for any brand of extraction and post processing equipment you are using
  • Great for city planning meetings
  • This package consists of conceptual designs and are not intended for construction or permit submittal.
Includes:
  • Full custom lab design within specific client building
  • Cover sheet
  • Floor plan with dimensions and ratings
  • Full HMIS report
  • Lab plan with equipment tags
  • Interior lab elevations
  • Workflow plans (lab & solvent)
  • Full protocol MEP drawings
  • Fire report
Excludes:
  • Permit drawings
SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION
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Construction Documents & Permit Plans

This lab design package includes everything from the Design Criteria Package in addition to more construction details and permit drawings. Plans can be used for the bidding and construction of the extraction lab facility.

  • Suitable for large and small scale facilities
  • Package contains a full construction document architecture set, MEP set and fire protection engineering report (TAR).
  • Plans can be submitted for construction and permit approvals.
  • Great for greenfield sites or retrofitting of an existing building.
Includes:

Construction Document Architecture Set:

  • Full custom lab design within specific client building or greenfield site
  • Cover sheet
  • Specifications/General Requirements/Building Code Analysis
  • Demolition plan, floor plan, and roof plan with details
  • Life safety plan, security plan and ceiling plan
  • Exterior and interior elevations
  • Room finish schedule, door schedule and details
  • Casework details
  • Toliet room plan and details
  • Equipment plan and schedule
  • Workflow plan
  • Hazardous materials plan

Construction Document MEP Set:

  • Specifications
  • Demolition plan
  • Plumbing and roof plan and details
  • Mechanical/HVAC plans w/ air unit schedules and details
  • Airflow requirements and temperature controls
  • Electrical plans and lighting layout
  • One line drawings, panel schedules and electrical details

Fire Protection Engineering Report:

  • Describes use of equipment, solvent storage, applicable codes, etc.
  • Ties directly to construction document drawing sets
Excludes:
  • Civil engineering
  • Site planning
  • Environmental testing
  • Structural engineering
SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION
Includes:

Construction Document Architecture Set:

  • Full custom lab design within specific client building or greenfield site
  • Cover sheet
  • Specifications/General Requirements/Building Code Analysis
  • Demolition plan, floor plan, and roof plan with details
  • Life safety plan, security plan and ceiling plan
  • Exterior and interior elevations
  • Room finish schedule, door schedule and details
  • Casework details
  • Toliet room plan and details
  • Equipment plan and schedule
  • Workflow plan
  • Hazardous materials plan

Construction Document MEP Set:

  • Specifications
  • Demolition plan
  • Plumbing and roof plan and details
  • Mechanical/HVAC plans w/ air unit schedules and details
  • Airflow requirements and temperature controls
  • Electrical plans and lighting layout
  • One line drawings, panel schedules and electrical details

Fire Protection Engineering Report

  • Describes use of equipment, solvent storage, applicable codes, etc.
  • Ties directly to construction document drawing sets
Excludes:
  • Civil engineering
  • Site planning
  • Environmental testing
  • Structural engineering
SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION

Lab Building Process

PHASE
1

Create Conceptual Design

Site Planning
Preliminary Project Plan, Schedule & Budget

Site Plan Approval

PHASE
2

Development

Architectural Drawings
MEP Plans
Construction Documentation

Building Permits

PHASE
3

Construction Management

Budget & Schedules
Change Orders
RFI/RFC/RFQ

Certificate of Occupancy

PHASE
4

Installation & Compliance

Equipment installation
Training
Verification & Validation

Project Completion

Lab Safety Standards

Our methodology follows stringent safety standards and all applicable regulatory requirements including:

  • International Building Code 2018

  • International Mechanical Code 2018
  • International Fire Code 2018
  • National Fire Code (NFPA 1)
  • Liquified Petroleum Gas Code (NFPA 58)
  • National Electrical Code (NFPA 70)
  • ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Section VIII

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Cannabis Extraction Lab Design Experts

Our team contains project designers and licensed architects, MEP engineers and a fire protection engineer. Collectively, PDG and our 3rd party consultants have several decades of experience in industrial architecture. Our team of highly qualified professionals has been on the forefront of volatile extraction and has dedicated years to studying this field in order to serve the specific needs of the cannabis industry.

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