Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA)

Montgomery, AL
RSA Executive Headquarters Building

Scope: The Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) consolidated their operations into the new 250,000 sf Headquarters Building. The building consists of a basement and 8 upper floors. The project consisted of a Core and Shell package followed by a Tenant Fit-Out package.

Construction Cost:  $100M +

HHB Engineers served as the Mechanical, Plumbing, and Fire Protection consulting engineers for the project.

Basic Facilities:

  • 100% redundant power using three 1500 kw natural gas fired engine generators.
  • Remote cooling system with heat exchangers for generator cooling.
  • Redundant power risers
  • 100% redundant cooling capacity using three 500-ton chillers.
  • Dedicated IT Server Room chilled water system with redundant air cooled chillers, 1500-gallon chilled water storage tank, and added back-up from building HVAC chilled water system.
  • In-rack server room CRAC-type system with chilled water.
  • Dedicated outside air preconditioning system with exhaust/relief air energy recovery.
  • Concrete/ceramic cooling tower. With RSA logo.
  • HVAC cooling coil condensate recovery back to cooling tower basin
  • Basement located central two 300 kw UPS units for mission critical systems.
  • Perimeter and interior security systems
  • First floor Baumhowers Restaurant with make-up air and side wall louver grease exhaust.
  • Mail room emergency ventilation system.
  • Class 1 and 2 office spaces
  • Parking garage with ventilation system.