Data-Communications

Sun Microsystems Data Center Consolidation – Broomfield, Colorado

General Contractor: GH Phipps Construction Companies

Engineer: Swanson Rink, Inc.

Architect: Greenberg + Short&Brennan

Completion Date: 2009

This fast and complex project completes Sun Microsystems seven building campus. Sun Microsystems Building 7 is an existing 5-story building, with an operational basement data center. The building is completed with a 5000A main switchboard, UPS system, multiple high efficiency powersmith transformers and an extremely advanced bussrail system. Sun Microsystems Building 7 is used for research, data processing and to show potential customers the benefits of their exceptional non raised floor data center.

Awards Received

2008 Associated Builders and Contractors Award of Excellence Silver – Electrical more than $10 million
2008 Associated General Contractors ACE Award – Project of the Year over $10 million (Subcontractor)
2009 Independent Electrical Contractor Local Summit Award – Commercial Construction more than $2.5 million