The first data center to achieve USGBC LEED certification. As project manager, Daren led a team of mission critical engineers in this Tier III+ data center. Mr. Shumate served also as the engineer of record for the mechanical, electrical, fire alarm, plumbing, and fire protections design. The design featured N+2 generation, 2(N+1) UPS, and 20 minutes of chilled water storage.
3000SkylineDallas – Data Center
As Vice-President-in-Charge, Mr. Shumate led a team of twenty engineers and architects in three offices in the successful adaptation of a 1970s-era electrical manufacturing facility into a 100MW data center. As engineer-of-record, Daren worked closely with the general contractor and client to meet an aggressive schedule and strict budget.
eBay Data Center - Project Topaz
As electrical engineer leading the construction administration phase of this over 20 MW, 400V UPS data center, Mr. Shumate collaborated with the client, general contractor and electrical contractor to solve complex design and construction coordination challenges.
Department of the Interior Headquarters
As lead electrical engineer, Daren led a team of electrical engineers in the design of the modernization of this 1.2 million sf historic government facility. One of the first office buildings to be air conditioned, the modernization design featured the creative design of several 15kV spot networks that were constructed on the interstitial floor to facilitate the 12-phase construction. The design also featured a return to the building's original direct/indirect lighting.
Pentagon Remote Delivery Facility
As project manager and lead electrical engineer, Mr. Shumate led the effort to produce the design/build RFP Document for $60m Remote Delivery Facility. Building upon the success of this design/build project, the design/build document developed for the RDF was then adapted to procure wedges two through five of the Pentagon.