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Tuscaloosa Federal Building and Courthouse

Tuscaloosa Federal Building The building, part of the city’s Downtown Urban Renewal Project, is the new home of the Western Division of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama and will serve 10 counties.

The 127,376 square foot building includes space for the U.S. District Court, U.S. Bankruptcy court, the U.S. Probation Office, U.S. Marshals Service, U.S. Attorney’s Office, U.S. General Services Administration, congressional offices, the Social Security Administration and the FBI. KLG Jones provided full commissioning services for the building heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems, lighting and power distribution systems, fire alarm system and the building envelope.

The services included multiple drawing reviews during design, preparation of the commissioning specifications and the commissioning plan, attendance at peer review meetings, review of shop drawings, building inspections during construction to hold commissioning meetings and inspect the work in progress, preparation of pre-functional test forms, functional performance testing, problem resolution, training and preparation of a systems manual.

The project is complete and has been submitted to the US Green Building Council for a LEED Gold certification.
Services Provided

HBRA Architects

Tuscaloosa, AL

Project Size
127,000 Square Feet

Construction Cost
$67 Million

Systems Commissioned
  • HVAC Systems
  • Lighting
  • Emergency Power
  • Fire Alarm
  • Building Envelope