Operational Readiness Training Complex (ORTC) Barracks

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Operational Readiness Training Complex (ORTC) Barracks

Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA
Customer: US Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District
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A design/build 4-Story Barracks facility to house up to 400 transient soldiers in an open bay configuration and senior leaders in a 2 bed per room configuration with shared bathroom.  Showers, toilets and laundry facilities are also provided.  Project also required site development including all new utilities and connections, lighting, paving, walks, curbs and gutters, storm drainage, landscaping and signage.  The total gross area for the Barracks is 61,116 SF.  The facility was designed to a 50 year useful life and 100% of the design was performed in BIM, Autodesk Revit.  The design included DOD antiterrorism/force protection measures, intrusion detection systems, energy monitoring control systems, energy efficient solutions which provided a minimum of 30% reduction in energy consumption over the requirements of ASHRAE 90.1 standards, and sustainable design to achieve a minimum certifiable level of LEED Silver.  The project has been submitted for the ASHRAE Technical Award, which recognizes efficient energy use in buildings and environmental systems performance.