Efficient Building Systems For A Sustainable Work Environment


Building Size:
485,000 RSF

Building Type: Office & lab space

Number of Floors: 14 floors

Year Built: 2004

Building Architects: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Stull and Lee, Inc., Sasaki Associates Inc.

Awards & Designations

  • LEED v4 EB: O+M Platinum
    * 1 of only 8 buildings in the US to achieve this status EPA Energy Star
  • Wired Certified Silver
  • Building Award of Excellence – American Institute of Architects
  • Green Roof Award of Excellence
  • CoreNet Workplace Award

Recent & Planned Upgrades

2012: All AHU’s chilled water valves rebuilt
2013: Cooling tower 2 new fan motor
2015: Chiller 1 ( 200-ton off-hours chiller) replacement of major components, new garage rolling doors installed
2016: Lobby Hi-Hat lights retrofitted to LED’s
2017: Replacement of AHU drives on 4A, 4B, 7A, 7B, 9A, 9B, replacement of garage supply (3) and exhaust (3) fans on B-2
2018: Upgrade of all HVAC controls including but not limited  to thermostats, Damper motors, VMA’s, C02 Sensors and upgraded our  Johnson Controls BMS
2019: 12th floor patio glass rail being re-installed, parking garage system upgrades
Other Notes: AHU’s 12, 13, 14 have a Spare Motor on-site in case of failure, replaced one domestic water pump in 2017 and have a spare on site

Building Construction

Steel frame, poured concrete deck, 8’ double-skin exterior glass wall to improve overall operating efficiency

Column Spacing

Building was constructed with minimum interior columns

Parking

177 spaces available for tenants in the underground parking garage, with additional spaces  available in the adjacent Mass Port garage

Clear Height

Lobby – Floor-to-ceiling is 20’ , 2nd & 3rd Floor – Floor-to-deck is 14’ 2”  5th – 14th Floor – Floor-to-deck is 12’ 7”

Elevators

Nine (9) passenger, one (1) freight and two (2) garage
Five (5) service 1-14, and four (4) service (1-7), full floor transfer to high rise or low rise elevators on all floors between 1-7 two (2) elevator banks one (1) floors 1-7;  one (1) floors 8-14

Freight Cars

Two (2) 1-7; 8-14
4,500 lbs for freight

Loading Dock

Two (2) bays

Building Hours

Monday – Friday 8AM – 6PM, Saturday 9AM – 1PM

Security

24-hour manned security; surveillance cameras; and a card-key access system

Bathroom Density

Floor 2 & 3 – 207 RSF/PP – six (6) womens toilets, four (4) mens toilets, two (2) urinals, four (4) female men and women sinks, Floor 4 – 135 RSF/PP – six (6) womens toilets, four (4) mens toilets, two (2) urinals, four (4) female men and women sinks, Floors 5 – 11 – 165 RSF/PP – six (6) womens toilets, four (4) mens toilets, two (2) urinals, four (4) female men and women sinks, Floor 12 – 200 RSF/PP – three (3) womens toilets, two (2) mens toilets, one (1) urinal, two (2) female men and women sinks, Floor 13 – 160 RSF three (3) womens toilets, two (2) mens toilets, one (1) urinal, two (2) female men and women sinks, 1 (one) unisex CEO restroom, Floor 14 – 158 RSF/PP three (3) womens toilets, two (2) mens toilets, one (1) urinal, two (2) female men and women sinks

HVAC

Three (3) 500-ton cooling towers; centrally-chilled water plant fed by ring duct system; two (2) – 600 ton and one (1) – 200 ton centrifugal chiller; two (2) – air handlers per floor; heat is electric

Parameters: Heating

72-74 +/- 2 DB

Parameters: Cooling

72-74 DB +/- 2 DB

Perimeter System

72-74 DB +/- 2 DB

Interior System Mixing Boxes

VAV on interior

No. SF/Zone

50 VAV per floor; 15 fan powered boxes on the perimeter of each floor

Return System

Double-skin curtain wall system

Energy Management / HVAC  System

Johnson Controls, DDC Digital System

Fan Discharge Air Temperature

Adjustable 55 – 65 °

CFM per Gross Usable SF

24,000/CFM/ fan floors 2-3; 20,000 CFM/fan floors 4 – 14

Chilled Water for Tenant Use

Yes

Cooling System Capacity

Two (2) 600 and one (1) 200-ton carrier centrifugal chillers

Electricity Costs

Six (6) watts/SF billed on an estimate with annual true up

Watts/SF Power

Four (4) watts

Watts/SF Lighting

Two (2) watts

Point of Electrical Service

1st floor; dual power feeds from separate power grids

Speakers/Strobe per ADA

Yes

 Tenant Generator Capacity

One (1) Caterpillar 1000 kVA 800 KW generator for tenant use. Transfer switch
currently base off Life Safety flows to be electrically refered to tenant generator.
Generator Serial # AFR 03188 ESO: DZVQX

Extent of Sprinkler System in Place

100%