This extremely complex project at the Norwood E. Jackson Correctional Center in Valhalla, NY involved the demolition of the existing Penitentiary and the building of a new, state-of-the-art facility. The new facility was constructed on the same site as the demolished buildings and is integrated with portions of the existing facility which remain. This was accomplished in a fully occupied and functioning, 24-7, high security facility.
The project included full environmental control with energy recovery and redundant systems as well as smoke control to insure safe, continuous operation under all circumstances. It was completed on time and within budget.
While LEED certification was not pursued sustainable features include energy recovery ventilation, state-of-the art temperature controls, redundant heating sources for flexibility in operation and high efficiency lighting.