H&R Block Corporate Headquarters

Kansas City, MO

Owner

H&R Block / Hines

Client

H&R Block |
JE Dunn Construction

Square Feet

550,000 sf office | 430,000 sf parking garage

In the heart of Kansas City lies the new H&R Block corporate headquarters building, standing a total of 17-stories tall. The new facility houses not only office space; but also a theater, cafeteria, and large data center. As part of the project team, U.S. Engineering was heavily involved in the preconstruction and early project management stages to investigate and determine the multiple system alternatives. The team used a thorough, collaborative approach to evaluate all equipment and system options to ensure the highest value for the owner.

MECHANICAL HIGHLIGHTS 

  • under floor air distribution systems for 17 office levels
  • HVAC and plumbing for cafeteria and commercial kitchen
  • 2,000-ton chilled water plant with waterside economizer for office tower
  • 900-ton chilled water plant with emergency back-up for data center
  • (13) computer room air conditioning units
Tags: , , ,