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Army Training Support Brigade Complex, Ft Benning, GA

Army Training Support Brigade Complex, Ft Benning, GA

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Market: Government
Location: Ft Benning, GA

Challenge

The new Ft. Benning Army Training Support Brigade Complex in Fort Benning, Georgia was built to provide a state of the art facility for troops.  The original project duration was one year, but during construction received an unprecedented twelve feet of rainfall.  The rainfall caused a six month delay, during which another two feet of rain fell.  Despite the adverse conditions, Comfort Systems USA Southeast worked with the Construction Manager to achieve critical milestones.

Solution

The Comfort Systems USA Southeast team:

• Installed a Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and controls system designed for energy efficiency.  This system used a minimum amount of energy to condition fresh air.

• Considered the many space uses and made sure the design, balance, and commissioning of these systems suited the different occupants needs.

• Produced quality work and a level of team work so important to the Construction Manager facing scheduling challenges.

A Closer Look

The project was design-build, best value awarded to Tetra Tech – Tesoro, Joint Venture based in Virginia.  Comfort Systems USA Southeast was brought to the team as the Mechanical / Plumbing contractor with a contract value of $18,576,013.

This project was a U.S. Green Building Council LEED 2.2 Silver project with enhanced commissioning.  Comfort Systems was responsible for the construction of the mechanical and plumbing systems and to provide design assist to the mechanical engineer of record.  Comfort Systems was also responsible for scheduling, coordinating, and assisting in the execution of commissioning.

The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers gave this project an outstanding rating.