Data Centers | Black & Veatch

Data Centers

Backed by 100 years of critical infrastructure experience, Black & Veatch provides specialized data center and mission critical facility solutions to deliver resilient, sustainable solutions to house, maintain and protect your data and critical assets.

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40+ years

Experience working in
the data center industry


Data center projects
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Sustainable, Resilient, and Secure Data Center Solutions

By leveraging over 100 years of expertise in renewables, energy storage, water, and communications systems, Black & Veatch provides comprehensive data centers solutions that serve our clients throughout the entire infrastructure lifecycle. Our solutions are delivered with precision and customized to your unique needs for the following multi-site programs and individual project types:

  • Large, multi-site, phased data center campuses (across multiple geographic locations as needed)

  • Standalone, individual data centers

  • Additions, repairs, and other modifications to existing data centers

  • Greenfield site data center development (in rural/remote areas or constrained urban sites)

  • Associated infrastructure (including power, water, and communications)

Comprehensive Support Throughout Entire Infrastructure Lifecycle

Black & Veatch provides end-to-end data center solutions though site selection, permitting, design, procurement, construction, utility interconnections, commissioning, operations and maintenance. To protect our data center clients’ mission critical operations, our integrated approach includes the following:

  • Planning: Existing conditions and structures evaluations, land survey and title reviews, topographic and boundary surveys, geotechnical reviews, site grading and flood risk reviews, environmental assessments, security evaluations

  • Engineering and Design: Stakeholder engagement, BOD development, conceptual design, site planning and layout, constructability studies, power system studies, massing plans, LEED/sustainability certifications

  • Procurement: Global sourcing of equipment and materials, RFQ/RFP development, vendor prequalification and selection

  • Construction: Experience working in live environments, flexible delivery options, self-perform capabilities, safety management, subcontractor management, construction administration

  • Power: Renewable energy, conventional backup power, microgrid integration

  • Water: Cooling systems, water reuse strategies

  • Communications: Rack design, building automation/management systems, private fiber networks

  • Commissioning and Startup: System and equipment commissioning, facility startup and turnover, operations and maintenance support

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