Armed Forces Retirement Home
A new 4-story, 175,000 square foot building, was constructed on the Armed Forces Retirement Home, Scott Building site in Washington, D.C. The project was a design-build effort. The new building includes 36 long term care rooms, 24 memory support rooms, a commercial kitchen, dining room, health and wellness center, multipurpose room and other residential services and administrative functions. Leach Wallace designed all new major mechanical and electrical systems for the facility. These systems include heating hot water boilers, chilled water plant, air handling units, domestic hot water plant, emergency generator plant, and normal and emergency power distribution equipment. The project was designed for LEED Silver certification but earned LEED Platinum certification.