KBE Building Corporation Selected For Carrington School Project In Waterbury
KBE Building Corporation (KBE) (www.kbebuilding.com) has just recently started construction on the new Carrington Elementary School in Waterbury, Connecticut. KBE is Construction Manager at Risk for the project.
Farmington, CT (I-Newswire) January 14, 2012 - KBE Building Corporation (KBE) (www.kbebuilding.com) has just recently started construction on the new Carrington Elementary School in Waterbury, Connecticut. Located adjacent to the existing elementary school, the $28 million, 82,000 s/f Pre-K to eighth Grade school is expected to host its first students in the fall of 2013. KBE is Construction Manager at Risk for the project.
“We are excited to be a part of this project which represents a firm commitment from the City of Waterbury to providing the best education facilities possible to its children,” said Mike Kolakowski, KBE President and CEO. “KBE has tremendous experience in projects of this type and we look forward to completing it and giving the keys to the City in time for the 2013 school year.”
Designed by Friar Associates of Farmington, the new school features an exterior of light-colored brick and stone exterior. Inside, the school will provide a media center, technology labs, “cafetorium” (cafeteria and auditorium combination), a 138-bleacher seat gymnasium with a divider and locker rooms, academic classrooms, special education classrooms, and administrative offices The school will have radiant heating in the pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and special education classrooms.
The project also incorporates many sustainable design features to help achieve the State of Connecticut’s equivalency of a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver rating.
KBE worked closely with the architect - Friar Associates of Farmington, Connecticut, the City of Waterbury, and the City’s School Construction Administrator, O&G Industries as the project’s design has been completed, presented to the Board of Education and has been approved.
KBE’s Preconstruction team supported the project throughout this process with in-depth Preconstruction Planning services, including Building Information Modeling (BIM), constructability reviews, value engineering, detailed cost estimates, and project scheduling.
After the construction of the new school has been completed, the existing school will be demolished as part of the overall program to make way for new play fields.
KBE has completed nearly a dozen K-12 schools in Connecticut and Massachusetts, most recently the W.F. Kaynor Technical High School renovation and addition in the City of Waterbury for the State of Connecticut Department of Public Works.
Rendering Courtesy Of Friar Associates
About KBE Building Corporation
Regionally located in Farmington, Connecticut and Columbia, Maryland, KBE Building Corporation is a More..full-service, single-source commercial construction company strategically positioned to serve the Eastern and Mid-Atlantic U.S. Founded in 1959 and incorporated in 1966, the firm provides preconstruction, construction management, design-build, and general contracting services to clients in the, educational, federal, corporate, seniors, hospitality, health care, institutional, and retail markets. KBE has managed more than $2.3 billion in construction volume over the last decade, and is ranked among Engineering News-Record magazine’s top 400 construction companies nationally. Visit the company’s Web site at www.kbebuilding.com.Less..
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Published On:January 14, 2012
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