ISO New England – Backup Control Center
ISO New England — Backup Control Center, Windsor, CT
Building Informational Modeling was used for 3D MEP/FP Coordination and Clash Detection, 3D Logistics/Construction Schedule Look-Aheads, 4D Construction Sequencing and 5D Quantity Extraction.
The building structure was planned and designed to allow for future expansion and is structurally sound to house a roof-top microwave tower of up to 60 feet.
The building is located at the center of the site to provide a spatial buffer between adjacent roadways and properties. This area is secured with a perimeter fence and a guard shack with controlled entrance gates.
The property includes 190 parking spaces within secured areas with a helicopter pad on the property just outside the perimeter fence to allow for the potential to share with municipality functions.
A high standard of sustainability includes natural lighting, automatic lighting controls, energy efficient HVAC system including heat-recovery system and low flow plumbing fixtures. LEED Gold certification.