NFCU Heritage Oaks Campus, Building 4

Building 4 on the Navy Federal Credit Union’s Heritage Oaks Campus houses a call center that operates 24/7, as well as open office space, and supporting conference rooms and training rooms. Sustainable features include daylighting with continuously dimmed, high efficiency T5, compact fluorescent, and metal halide artificial lighting and occupancy sensors, high filtration underfloor air delivery at depressed humidity, variable speed fans, pumping, and electric heat, airside enthalpy economizer and waterside economizer, low flow fixtures with automatic sensors, and storm water collection and detention for use in site irrigation.

Acoustics

Mechanical and electrical systems noise and vibration control.

Lighting

Site lighting and interior lighting of open office and call center spaces in Building 4.

Security

Security systems including access control, alarm monitoring, and video surveillance systems. Additional security elements include card readers at exterior and critical interior spaces, fixed and pan-tilt zoom cameras on the interior and exterior sides of entrances/exits and the building perimeter.

CDC Arlen Specter Headquarters and Emergency Operations Center

Located on the Roybal campus of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the twelve story Arlen Specter Headquarters and Emergency Operations Center includes office space and a 24,000 square foot data center. Sustainable features include energy efficient lighting, low flow plumbing fixtures, automated plumbing fixtures, daylighting, horizontal and vertical shading devices, an “earth friendly” fire suppression system, energy recovery exhaust systems, variable speed fans and pumps, high performance fenestration glazing, and indoor air quality monitoring.

This project was named the Best Public Building from Southeast Construction Magazine, 2006; and is the recipient of the First Place Award, High-Rise Buildings Category from the American Concrete Institute, Georgia Chapter, 2006. It also received an Award of Excellence from the Associated Builders and Contractors of Georgia in 2006.

CDC Tom Harkin Global Communications Center

The four story Tom Harkin Global Communications Center provides state-of-the-art meeting space, a hub for distance learning, and a place for visitors to study and learn about public health. The Visitors Center welcomes visitors, introduces them to the world of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and provides a secure gateway to the campus. The complex includes a conference facility and information center that provides learner-centered auditoria and classrooms equipped with technology for multimedia communications; production studios with satellite broadcast, interactive video and Internet webcast capabilities; a secure communications and control center; and a joint Emory University/CDC program office. Additionally, a learning resource center and public health library are open to students and visiting scientists. The complex also includes a parking deck to accommodate 1,100 vehicles.

This is the recipient of an Outstanding Designs: Specialized Award from American School & University magazine’s Architectural Portfolio competition, 2006.

CDC Building 106 Office Building

Located on the Chamblee campus of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Building 106 is an eleven story office building with a Tier II data center, a free-standing 295,000 square foot parking deck for 940 vehicles, and supporting campus infrastructure for the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) headquarters. Sustainable features include energy efficient lighting, low flow plumbing fixtures, automated plumbing fixtures, daylighting, horizontal and vertical shading devices, an “earth friendly” fire suppression system, energy recovery exhaust systems, variable speed fans and pumps, high performance glazing, and indoor air quality monitoring.

CDC Infectious Diseases Research Support Building

The twelve story Infectious Diseases Research Support Building is an office building located on the Roybal campus of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, providing space for 1,100 public health professionals. In addition to open office space, the building includes a large divisible conference room on the entry level, and a snack bar. Sustainable features include an energy recovery unit, demand controlled ventilation (CO2 monitoring), zone thermostatic control, optimum start control, off-hour controls, a waterside economizer, fan system power limitation, daylighting, low density lighting, and lighting controls.