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Cadet Fitness Center Addition, United States Air Force Academy

This project achieved the 2012 Award of Excellence in Electrical Construction award presented by the IEC National Convention. This is a national award. Our competition for this award included projects from across this fine country.

A new addition of approximately 50,000 sq-ft to the west end of the Cadet Gym facility. This addition provides facilities for fencing, weight training, cardio-fitness, climbing wall and lab support.


Exterior View of the Building

Project Features Include:

  • Electrical design and project management by Ross Electric
  • BIM model in 3D (virtual walk-thru environment).
  • Electric service. Includes primary electric, utility transformer, secondary feeders, and distribution panels.
  • Energy efficient lighting system
  • Lighting control with daylight harvesting, occupancy sensors, timed control, multi-level lighting.
  • HVAC and mechanical system power
  • Fire alarm system and Mass Notification system
  • Telephone/Data system inside plant
  • Falcon Voice system, connects to base-wide fiber-optic information network
  • Sound system relocations and expansion
  • LEED Gold applied for.

General contractor is The Korte Company. Work performed for the US Army Corps of Engineers. The project was completed on schedule.

Project completed May 2012. (C8480)

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