TD-assisted projects earn HBJ Landmark Awards

TDIndustries congratulates its project partners on receiving three awards from the Houston Business Journal.

On Thursday, April 19, the HBJ announced the Landmark Awards. The Daikin Texas Technology Park, in Waller, won the industrial category, 609 Main at Texas topped the office building or campus category, and the Kirby Collection won the mixed-use section. TD provided mechanical services on all projects.

Key partners on the Daikin project were developer Prologis, architect Powers Brown Architecture, general contractor D.E. Harvey Builders Inc., engineer Ward, Getz & Associates LLP and LJB Inc., and DBR Engineering Consultants Inc. Daikin is one of the largest air-conditioning manufacturers in the world, and this facility lives up to that billing. At more than 4 million sf, the facility includes 22 assembly lines and has 5,000 employees with plans for expansion. It’s the second largest manufacturing facility in North America. TD provided HVAC, chilled water, heated water, plumbing, and process piping services for the project. TD installed 25 miles of piping and 5,600 tons of cooling for the $450 million project.

At 609 Main at Texas, developer Hines Interests LP, architect Pickard Chilton, general contractor D.E. Harvey Builders Inc., engineer Cardno Haynes Whaley Inc, ME Engineers and interior designer HOK won the office building category. The skyscraper holds more than 1 million sf, and includes a hotel-style lobby, 7,000 sf fitness center, rooftop gardens, an 8,000 sf conference center, a rainwater harvesting system, and air purification. It could receive LEED Platinum status soon.

The Kirby Collection is a "live-work-play" destination in the Upper Kirby neighborhood. It includes 65,00 square feet of retail space, and is LEED Silver certified. Involved parties were developer Thor Equities, architect Keating Architecture, general contractor E.E. Reed Construction L.P., engineer Walter P. Moore and Associates Inc., and MEP Wylie Construction LLC. TD assisted with HVAC and plumbing in the office and retail sections.

Additionally, TDIndustries’ Houston regional office was a finalist for the office building category. The new campus sits on a 10-acre site in northwest Houston and includes a 38,000 sf office building, a 14,400 sf warehouse and a 6,000 sf fabrication shop.

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