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Completed in early spring of 2018, this new state-of-the-art building features five stories of Class A office space. The facility will provide a cohesive workspace for approximately 1,600 people.
As the design-build mechanical contractor, MacDonald-Miller partnered with Panattoni, NAIOP Washington’s 2016 Developer of the year, and Abbott Construction for this project. We were responsible for both the HVAC and plumbing system’s design and construction. The building automation DDC controls utilize revolutionary wireless zone temperature controls for rooftop VAV air conditioning units and all terminal units. A standard hardwired building automation system monitors the wireless controls and other mechanical systems.
A specialized air conditioning unit utilized on this project employs a unique and highly efficient pumped refrigerant economizer system, which will serve the new data center.
This high efficiency building is set to achieve LEED Gold Core and Shell and Commercial Interiors. Included in these efforts are LED lighting systems, occupancy sensors, and daylight controls for interior and exterior lighting. Also addressed was employee health and comfort using fresh air filtration, acoustical improvements, a nearby pedestrian trail, and a fully equipped fitness area with locker rooms and bike storage.
This is the second stage of the 4-phase, 8-building campus for the Des Moines Creek Business Park, an 87-acre property that will include up to 2 million SF of flexible-use, manufacturing, office, distribution and industrial business park buildings.
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