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Union Pacific Railroad

February 17, 2014

Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) is the largest railroad network covering 23 states in the western two-thirds of United States, and servicing a diverse business mix including agricultural products, automotive chemicals, coal, industrial products, and intermodal. To maintain their excellent fire loss history, UPRR contracted with JENSEN HUGHES to provide loss control and inspection services for

Orlando International Airport

February 17, 2014

JENSEN HUGHES served as the Owner’s Representative, managing the survey, evaluation, recommendations, code analysis, engineering design, system specification, and cost estimating services for the fire alarm system upgrades in buildings at Logan International Airport which were owned by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA).  The project included two phases. The first phase was the “Fire Alarm

Logan International Airport

February 17, 2014

Safety and security are the top priorities at Logan International Airport. JENSEN HUGHES conducted surveys of 60 buildings on the airport campus to determine the existing condition of the fire alarm systems through inspection and testing, and to make recommendations for upgrades. Facilities included terminals, office buildings, airline hangars, the air traffic control tower, fuel

King Abdulaziz International Airport

February 17, 2014

Services were provided by JENSEN HUGHES Europe for the expansion and renovation of the King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) North and South Passenger Terminals. KAIA is the busiest airport in Saudi Arabia, the second busiest in the Persian Gulf and services approximately 100 million passengers a year. The JENSEN HUGHES team developed a comprehensive fire

Denver International Airport – South Terminal Redevelopment Program

February 17, 2014

JENSEN HUGHES is currently providing fire-safety, life-safety and code compliance consulting services to support the $544 million South Terminal Redevelopment Program (STRP) at Denver International Airport (DIA). Elements include a new train station servicing the RTD FasTracks commuter rail connection to and from downtown Denver, a new 500-key Westin hotel and conference center, and an

University of Colorado at Boulder

February 17, 2014

As the flagship higher education facility of the state, AAU school University of Colorado – Boulder has become one of the nation’s great comprehensive public research campuses of the 21st century.  JENSEN HUGHES has provided fire protection engineering services for numerous buildings at CU-Boulder. Projects include fire alarm system design for the 350,000-sf Norlin Library,

Children’s Hospital Colorado

February 17, 2014

Three years after moving to a brand-new facility on the Anschutz medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado, Children’s Hospital Colorado (CHC) decided to build a new patient tower in order to treat more children in the state and the Rocky Mountain Region. In 2012, CHC opened its $230 million, 355,000-sf East Tower, making the health facility

Architect of the Capitol

February 17, 2014

The Library of Congress, housed in a three-structure complex across from the U.S. Capitol, is the world’s largest research library. In 2000, the Architect of the Capitol awarded JENSEN HUGHES the mammoth project of preparing a Performance Based Life Safety Analysis (PBLSA) and making life safety improvements for LOC buildings, including:  Thomas Jefferson Building, James

Levi’s Stadium

February 17, 2014

As part of a design-build team, JENSEN HUGHES provided a complete, detailed design package for automatic sprinkler systems and standpipe systems for the Levi’s Stadium (aka Santa Clara Stadium), home of the San Francisco 49ers.  The project combined the complexities of a stadium with the provisions of a high-rise, with numerous architecturally sensitive areas, unusual spaces requiring