Category: Federal
Project Title: GSA Phoenix Professional Office Building
Project Designation: Federal Projects
Owner: Ryan Companies
General Contractor: Ryan Companies
Architect: AECOM
Engineer: Kraemer Engineering

GSA Phoenix Professional Office Building

Project Description: Midstate Mechanical was selected to provide the mechanical services for the 220,000 square foot federal building in Phoenix. The building includes office space and annex space for vehicle maintenance. The building is conditioned utilizing several systems including CRAC units, chilled water systems and DX systems. This is a LEED Silver project.

Category: Federal
Project Title: Mariposa Land Port of Entry Expansion
Project Designation: Federal Projects
Owner: U.S. Customs & Border Protection/Dept. of Homeland Security
General Contractor: Hensel Phelps
Architect: Jones Studio
Engineer: AME

Mariposa Land Port of Entry Expansion

Project Description: Midstate Mechanical was selected to provide the mechanical services the Mariposa Land Port of Entry is one of the busiest land ports in the United States. As one of GSA’s largest American Recovery and Reinvestment Act projects, expansion and modernization of the port will enable the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Customs and Border Protection to more effectively perform their mission by improving efficiency, security and safety for officers and the traveling public.

The project consists of the demolition and new construction of all facilities within the land port of entry. This includes primary and secondary inspection areas for commercial and non-commercial vehicles, a new administration building, a pedestrian-processing facility, a new canine kennel, and other support structures. The new port of entry is expected to achieve at least a LEED Silver Rating through a combination of a substantial photovoltaic installation, a solar domestic hot water system, advanced lighting, rainwater harvesting and building automation systems. The goal is to offset the port’s energy consumption by 20 percent using solar-generated power.

The project consists of 28 buildings on 53 acres. The port will remain operational 24/7 through-out construction. Midstate’s scope includes extensive underground chilled water piping. There is chilled, condenser, heating and condensate piping. The HVAC includes various supply and return systems, exhaust, evaporative cooling and underground duct.

Category: Federal
Project Title: Papago Park Military Readiness Center
Project Designation: Federal Projects
Owner: Arizona Army National Guard
General Contractor: Summit Builders
Architect: Burns & McDonnell
Engineer: Burns & McDonnell

Papago Park Military Readiness Center

Project Description: Midstate Mechanical was selected to team with Summit Builders on the new 89,560-square-foot LEED Papago Park Readiness Center, a facility to support the Arizona National Guard. It includes administrative, assembly, education, storage, maintenance, vault and training areas.

The readiness center was constructed with a permanent steel frame and decorative concrete block, with concrete floors and a standing-seam metal roof. Construction included cost-effective energy conservation methods, mechanical and electrical equipment installation, pre-wired work station installation, and emergency power generator backup.

Midstate’s provided mechanical services including installing a new central plant with chilled water AHU with VAV’s, electric reheat/SCR along with VAV boxes, new water cooled 250 ton chiller and cooling tower yard with distribution piping.

Category: Federal
Project Title: Buckeye Armed Forces Reserve Center
Project Designation: Federal Projects
Owner: Department of Emergency & Military Affairs
General Contractor: Sundt Construction
Architect: Burns & McDonnell
Engineer: Burns & McDonnell

Buckeye Armed Forces Reserve Center

Project Description: Midstate Mechanical was selected to team with Sundt Construction on the new $19.5 million LEED Buckeye Armed Forces Reserve Center.

The center will be home to two National Guard units and four Army Reserve units, consolidating operations from several facilities elsewhere in the Valley.

The new Buckeye facility is a campus-style, six-building complex that includes assembly areas, classroom space, a maintenance facility and a fitness center. The guard and reserve units stationed there will use the facility for weekend trainings and to house their full-time administrators. It will also include a recruiting center.

Midstate provided both HVAC and plumbing for the project.