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GM Milford Data Center

IBI Group provided architectural and engineering services for General Motors’ newly consolidated critical data center featuring 130,000 square feet of data halls and support space.


Client
General Motors Corporation
Location
Milford, MI
Gold LEED
Ongoing Status

The Milford Computer Data Center was part of General Motors’ ambitious effort to consolidate 23 critical data centres into just two. The new center includes approximately 111,000 square feet of data halls and support space, 19,000 square feet of administration space, and a 6,900 square foot, pre-engineered blowdown treatment support building.

The Data Center gives GM all the tools needed to respond to disruptions at manufacturing plants, engineering sites, and sales operations, and also monitors real-time energy consumption via the building’s energy management system. Its key features include high speed backbone, staging, network, chiller/mechanical, substations, and electrical rooms. 

In keeping with GM’s commitment to community and environment, the building targeted ambitious energy-saving goals and was designed using sustainable LEED principles, earning Gold certification with 64 LEED credits and no appeals. IBI Group assisted the construction manager in documenting the required LEED on-line credit evidence. 

Todd Hoisington

Director | US Industrial Lead, Buildings
Southfield, MI

Southfield, MI

As the US Industrial Lead, Todd Hoisington excels at providing robust Project Management leadership for building highly technical projects. He is exceptionally strong at building client focused teams to deliver projects on time and on budget. Skilled in understanding the needs of clients, he guides a team through the development of a project with challenging project environments. He has proven this approach on large-scale projects ranging in construction value from $1 million+ and has been responsible for the management of multi-company partnerships on overlapping projects. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan with over 15 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry.