Fort Wainwright

439 Child Development Center

ROLE: Subcontractor
CLIENT: U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Alaska District
PRIME CONTRACTOR: Watterson Construction
LOCATION: Fort Wainwright Alaska

Information about the project: Design/build construction of 41,000sf day care facility for military dependents, infants through pre-school.  The system design was contractor reviewed for constructability and cost control.  Direct bury steam, condensate, water, and sewer service installed by others connect the facility to the utilidor post utility tunnel system.  Mechanical systems include chillers and chilled water distribution to air coils and fan/coil units; steam to a glycol heat exchanger with glycol circulation pumps serving radiant floor slabs, fan/coil units, and unit heaters; steam humidification with water pretreatment; and building ventilation systems. Work included contractor-performed design and installing seismic bracing for mechanical systems and equipment.