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Naval Facilities Engineering Command Building Jacksonville, Florida

Thomas A. Grogan, Jr., PE, SE, Haskell

This project is a new 60,000 SF Naval Facilities Engineering Command Building located at Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida. The new facility houses the Naval Facilities Engineering Command that was relocated from Charleston, SC along with the Naval Facilities Engineering Field Activity Southeast, Public Works Center Jacksonville and Regional Engineer staffs. The building includes a two story administrative facility with a 3rd floor mezzanine open to the 2nd floor below. Key elements include:

  • Elevator
  • Raised access flooringUnderfloor air distribution
  • Moveable wall systems
  • Emphasis on natural lighting

New walkways, landscaping, pavers site utilities and roadway demolition were included on the building exterior. Design Goals included:

  • Energy efficiency
  • Functionality
  • LEED compliance
  • Being aesthetically “showcase” building
  • Comfortable, safe and providing flexibility for future changes

The main construction goal was providing a quality built facility on time, within budget and with no safety infractions. These goals were reiterated in the Partnering Agreement signed by all participants, government and Haskell alike. All goals were met and the project was a complete success!

 
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