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.


  • 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