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USAA McDermott Building
9800 Fredericksburg Road
San Antonio, TX 78288
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Owned and managed by USAA, the McDermott Building is located on a 263 acre campus in northwest San Antonio. The McDermott Building is one of three Class A buildings located on the USAA Home Office Campus which together total 5,311,000 square feet. Home Office Campus buildings are connected by elevated, enclosed walkways.

The original portion of the McDermott Building was completed in 1976 and expanded in 1985, 1989, 1990, and 2001. The 4,492,000 square-foot four-story building includes office areas, two data centers, two fitness centers, four cafeterias, warehouses and vehicle maintenance facilities. In addition, 4,155,000 square feet of covered parking is provided in three levels of parking below the office levels and in adjacent parking structures.

Building structural systems include reinforced concrete, structural steel and precast. The exterior veneer is a combination of bush hammered precast concrete, glass and anodized aluminum panels with large overhangs on the east and west elevations to control sunlight.

HVAC and lighting systems are controlled and monitored with a digital energy management system. Irrigation is controlled by a central irrigation control system utilizing evapotranspiration calculations to conserve water. Irrigation systems exclusively use recycled water.

The majority of the McDermott Building has undergone extensive renovations since 2000. Upgrades include:

?  Lighting upgrades Office area lighting fixtures were retrofitted or replaced with high-efficiency T-8 and T-5 systems.
?  High Intensity Discharge garage lighting fixtures were retrofitted with pulse start ballasts.
?  HVAC systems were replaced to improve indoor air quality and reduce energy consumption through the use of variable frequency drives.
?  Variable frequency drives were installed on chilled water distribution systems to reduce pumping energy consumption.
?  Roof replacements incorporating additional insulation.
?  Replacement of plumbing fixtures with low flow fixtures.


The McDermott Building received the ENERGY STAR in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007.

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Please note: Narrative information in this profile has been provided by USAA - Corporate Real Estate or a representative of this facility. Other building information was verified and submitted to EPA at the time of application. Building energy performance, operating characteristics, and ownership/management may be subject to change over time.

Building Owner:*
USAA - Corporate Real Estate

Property Manager:*
N/A

Year(s) Labeled (Rating):
2003 (77)
2004 (83)
2005 (78)
2006 (85)
2007 (85)
2008 (87)
2009 (91)
2010 (96)
2011 (96)
2012 (98)
2013 (96)
2014 (95)
2015 (95)

Facility Type: Financial Office

Total Floorspace: 4331743 sf

Year Constructed: 1974

Contract Type: None

Technologies Used:
   Stage 1-Recommissioning
   Stage 2-Lighting
   Stage 3-Load Reductions
   Stage 4-Fan Systems
   Stage 5-Heating and Cooling Plant