Microsoft Data Center

Owner: Microsoft

Architect: IDC Architects

Engineer: CH2M Hill

Client: Holder Construction, Inc.

Area: 515,000 SF

Market: Commercial

Sector: Office/Data Center

Year Completed: 2014

Contract Amount: $29.5M

Project Description

Construction of 515,000 SF Multi-Phase Data Center. ACI was awarded the project based on qualifications and fees to perform the mechanical scope of work. Contract-based on fee, General Conditions, and GMP with an “open book” cost accounting format.


  • HVAC systems, domestic water, sanitary waste/vent, industrial water/waste, condensate drainage, storm drainage systems, and fire protection systems.
  • Installation of 190 AHU’s with evaporative cooling
  • Installation of utility supports
  • Utilization of BIM for coordination and pre-fabrication
  • Commissioning support
  • Design Assist Scope
  • Design of utility support systems
  • Recommended modifications to AHU duct connections to building
  • ASME B31.3 Process Piping Code for X-Ray Quality Welding
  • Design of interior flashing solutions