Washington Post HQ

Developer: Hines Interests

General Contractor: Rand Construction

Electrical Contractor: JE Richards

Engineer: WSP

Project: Emergency backup power for the new Washington Post Headqurters at One Franklin Square in Washington, DC

Solution: MTU Onsite Energy 1,250 kW Series 2000 diesel genset with a custom enclosure, day tank system, ASCO Avtron load bank, and (3) GE Zenith automatic transfer switches

Completed: 2015

Emergency backup power for the new Washington Post HQ At One Franklin Square in Washington, DC

The new headquarters of the Washington Post features a 700 person newsroom that stretches over 400 feet and is two stories tall.  The Post occupies 250,000 sq feet across 7 floors at One Franklin Square located at 1301 K Street NW in downtown Washington, D.C.

Watch the video of the generator being lifted onto the roof below:

 

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