Cogentrix – Plains End II

Brighton, CO

General Contractor: The Industrial Company (TIC)
Architect: Utility Engineering
Pre-Engineered Metal Building: Varco Pruden Buildings and Lefever Building Systems
Project Time Frame: July 2007 - February 2008
Total Cost: Approximately $3 million

Project Scope: A Design/Build Project to construct an additional backup generation power plant. New facility hosts 15 natural gas generator engines for peak power supply under a roofline of 70′ wide x 350′ long. The shop area boasts a 2 1/2 ton bridge crane along with cooling ability that would outmatch a jet engine. Office area contains a full computer controlled system, for simple automated operation.

Key Project Features: An exceptionally complex project with hundreds of wall penetrations, air flow and filter requirements as well as roof top units for air flow handling. This project featured Cool Sierra Tan, Vee Rib, wall panels. The Standing Seam Roof System, along with the 120 mph wind design criteria, provides the durability and weather tightness required for the harsh foothills environment.