The Fort Belvoir Warriors in Transition Barracks consists of two wood-framed barracks and a surrounding campus. This 240,000-square-foot LEED® Gold facility provides lodging for soldiers who have been released from medical care and are in recovery for further evaluations. Each building includes 72 two-bedroom, two-bathroom units for a total of 144 units and a capacity of 288 beds. The design/build project includes features such as slab-on-grade concrete, wood framing, standing seam metal roof, brick exterior, hydraulic elevators, water-source heat pumps and cooling towers.
Building Green at Fort Belvoir Warriors in Transition Barracks
The Fort Belvoir Warriors in Transition Barracks is LEED® Gold certified under the NCv2.2 rating system. The project features a high efficiency HVAC system with water source heat pumps, cooling towers, and condensing boilers. It also includes low-VOC finishes, Energy Star® appliances, water-saving plumbing fixtures, easy access to public transportation, recycling areas, a reflective roof, and an ionizing air purification system. Using native plant selections and a rainwater collection system, the project uses no potable water used for irrigation.