GTech Corporation

World Headquarters

Project Overview

When GTECH Corporation elected to build their signature world headquarters facility in the heart of downtown Providence, RI, Arden was selected to manage the installation and ongoing maintenance of the building’s state-of-the-art fire protection systems.

Project Specifications

Contract Amount: $1,400,000

Total Project Value: $110,000,000

Construction Manager: Gilbane Building Company

Architect: Spagnolo Gisness & Associates

Mechanical Engineer: AHA Consulting Engineers

Facility Type: Corporate/Commercial

Facility Size: 320,000 SF

Schedule: July 2005 – July 2006

Project Location: Providence, RI

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Services Provided

New Construction

Fire Protection

Fabrication

Facilities Services

Highlights / Achievements

Wet, dry, and pre-action fire protection systems

1,500 gallons per minute (GPM) fire pump

Fast-track schedule

Prefabrication accelerated schedule

In-house development of fabrication drawings

Just-in-time deliveries ensured safe and disruption-free site at the city’s busiest intersection

Value Delivered

Utilizing the latest technology available, Arden installed a pressure sprinkler system and a 1,500 GPM fire pump. High-pressure sprinkler heads and devices eliminated the need for pressure reducing valves on every floor and made for a more user-friendly system.