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Government and Public Agencies

50 United Nations Plaza, Historic Renovation, San Francisco, CA

The existing 50 United Nations Plaza building is six stories and 360,000gsf of vacant space. When the renovation is complete, the building will be the General Services Administration (GSA) Region 9 offices. The project includes a historic renovation, seismic retrofit and interior reconfiguration of the existing structure. Renovation work will include a seismic upgrade, high-performance energy efficiency and accessibility improvements and installation of new electrical, heating and plumbing systems throughout the building. Interior spaces will also be reconfigured to create more efficient office space for the future tenant.The project is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

DMV, 6th Floor Asbestos Abatement, Renovation, Building Reskin and CUP, Sacramento, CA

The Department of Motor Vehicles Headquarters Facility Renovation project consists of asbestos abatement, demolition, tenant improvements, new roof and PV panels, exterior reskin and new central plant. The 77,590sf interior renovation includes; asbestos abatement, accessibility modifications, open office areas, hard walledoffice areas, automatic fire protection-suppression system and a new HVAC system.The new exteriorskin will require the demolition of the existing glass system and installation of newwindow system. A new steel framed entry tower addition will be connected to theexisting building and supported on drilled pier foundation.The new 6,700sf concrete masonry unit central plant will contain three chillers, three boilers and a cooling tower.

Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center, San Leandro, CA

The Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center is situated on a seventeen-acre site. This design build project is a 390,000sf facility which houses three building areas; a 196,000sf residential building, 71,000sf support building (with classrooms, counseling rooms and administration offices) and 122,000sf court building. The facility will have the capacity to house 360 minors; including both maximum security and medium security. There also will be exercise yards and a gymnasium. Levels of efficiency were achieved in the areas of water-efficient plumbing fixtures, 850 kW solar panel, recycled construction waste and 23,800 gallons bio-diesel fuel used in the site grading equipment. The project is also certified LEED Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council and is the first and only juvenile center in the nation to achieve LEED Gold certification.

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