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Bivi

 

BIVI Administration Building is Complete in St. Joseph, Missouri

A new 98,849-sf four-story office building, completed in September 2012, houses Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc.’s (BIVI) administrative offices. The over 330 employees at this location enjoy lower-level training rooms, a full-service Cafeteria including an indoor dining area, and adjacent outdoor patio. The building contains multiple meeting / conference rooms, with a capacity of from 2 to 25 people. There are two employee break rooms on each floor.

Sustainability was an important aspect of the project design. Features incorporated into the design include:
• under-floor air distribution
BIVI• bamboo flooring
• white roof membrane
• low-e windows
• low-flow fixtures
• energy efficient electric water heaters
• high R value insulation
• Locally produced architectural precast panels at building exterior

 

BIVIThe campus borders a natural stream and contains almost half an acre of native prairie grasses illuminated at night by energy-saving LEDs. Throughout the building, raised access flooring provides individual thermal comfort as well as increased flexibility for changes to the office layout. Modular office walls and state-of-the art lighting controls further simplify future renovations.

GBA provided architecture, engineering and construction period services.

 

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