Department of Military and Veteran Affairs Windsor Readiness Center

Location: 
Windsor, Colorado
Total Project Cost: 
$9.8 million
Size: 
30,715 SF
A&P Role: 
CMGC/CMAR
The new Readiness Center for the Department of Military and Veteran Affairs is half structural steel framing and half structural block with exposed concrete floors. The project includes a geothermal exchange well field and a 46-kW photovoltaics array system, designed and installed by AP. The project was completed one month early and on budget.
 
The building accommodates a forward support company of 127 soldiers that are part of a new 800-soldier infantry battalion. It includes administrative offices, a drill floor/assembly hall, a commercial-grade kitchen and break room, classrooms, training space, a physical fitness area, shower rooms, soldier lockers, gun/ammunition vaults, vehicle maintenance and wash bays, an armory, a weapon system and vehicle simulators.
 
LEED Certification: LEED Platinum
 
Awards: Best Green Project of 2013, ENR Mountain States