GSA-USSS Improve Computer Cooling System

Brooklyn, New York

Project Overview

MFS Construction (MFS) provided professional design and construction services for the General Services Administration (GSA) in conjunction with the United States Secret Service (USSS) to assist in the design and renovation of existing cooling systems in the computer network room, duty desk, and ECTF Lab. The cooling systems upgrade will allow for the cooling load to be reduced on the building HVAC system and increase overall cooling capacity. MFS was retained by the GSA for professional architectural and engineering services during the pre-construction; the team was responsible for handling all contract administration, cost management, risk and claims, and providing inspection and reports of work in progress.

During the construction phases of the project, MFS was responsible for all project management, construction, quality, and scheduling. The scope included full time, on-site certified personnel to perform functions such as record keeping, schedule monitoring, document control, financial management, claim & dispute management, construction inspections, safety monitoring and closeout/ commissioning. MFS ensured the timely progression of the project through bi-weekly progress meetings with the GSA, USSS, and subcontractors.

MFS additionally coordinated with the GSA and the Building Maintenance and Operations department to complete a close-out program that documented the completion of project punch-list and the TAB process. MFS advised the GSA on a variety of issues related to the project’s completion, ensuring stakeholders were aware of the necessary procedures to close out construction, obtain permits, and occupy newly built spaces. MFS managed all project documents and correspondence via web-based document control system with all documents being turned over to the client upon project completion.

Brooklyn, New York

Project Details


  • Owner:
    General Services Administration (GSA)

Services Provided

  • Our project management and construction teams are capable of performing design-build projects to reduce the overall project schedule by overlapping the project’s design and construction phases.