FALLS CHURCH, Va.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--HITT Contracting Inc. (HITT) has been awarded a contract for the design and construction of a new Tier III Data Center to be located at the Denver Federal Center in Lakewood, Colorado. The team, led by HITT, includes Wisnewski Blair & Associates for Architecture; KTA Group for Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Engineering; Woods Peacock for Structural Engineering; Kimley-Horn and Associates for Civil Engineering; and Schmid & Associates for Fire Protection Engineering.
The facility comprises roughly 110,000 s.f. on an 11-acre site, consisting of two stories with a mechanical basement. Designed to meet Tier III requirements, as rated by the Uptime Institute Tier Level Classification System, the building will contain redundancy for failure and maintenance and will employ the Performance Optimized Datacenter (POD) concept.
Design will begin in March 2010 with construction scheduled to be completed by October 2011. This project is funded by the FY2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, and is recognized under the prestigious GSA Design and Construction Excellence Program.
About HITT Contracting Inc.:
Founded in 1937, HITT Contracting is ranked among the top 100 Largest General Contractors nationwide, with offices in Washington, DC, Atlanta, Charleston, South Florida, and Baltimore. Our client-focused teams are organized into divisions specializing in corporate base building and interiors, government, healthcare, biotech, law firms, institutional, and technology. Complementing these teams are divisions specializing in paint and service, preconstruction, sustainable construction, and subcontractor relations. Follow us on Twitter @twHITTr.
About HITT’s Partners:
Wisnewski Blair & Associates, Ltd. provides professional services including Architecture, Interior Design, Planning and Sustainable Design to both the public and private sectors. Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, the staff of 60 professionals works to create a quality product that best suits the need of the client.
KTA Group was established in 1989, and has grown to be a nationally recognized leader in mechanical, plumbing, electrical engineering and third party plan review. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia with regional offices in Blountville, Tennessee and Washington, DC, KTA has practiced and maintains active registrations in 45 states and the District of Columbia.