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Faced with growing operational needs, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois needed to expand their data center facility. Within ten months, Pepper not only added a 42,000 square-foot shell and core expansion, but also updated the original facilities with new technology to ensure maximum efficiency.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
FWAI Architects, Inc.
Project Location
Waukegan, Illinois
42,000 SF

Upgrades for Efficiency

The expansion included updates to the entire facility, including a 26,000 square-foot raised floor area with Very Intelligent Early Warning system technology above and below, an indoor EPA Tier 2 generator with remote radiator, installation of updraft air distribution from perimeter A/C units, and a Liebert SiteScan power management system.