No Second Chances
Chinook provides thorough quality assurance to mission critical projects with one thing in common: getting it right the first time. Chinook serves any industry with a need for high quality project delivery. Chinook has served the medical, museum, airport, military and space operations communities with more than a decade of extremely reliable service.
DoD - The Pentagon
Commissioning Services
DoD - The Pentagon, Arlington, VA • For the US Department of Defense

Chinook is the Commissioning Specialist for Washington Headquarters Services responsible for Lifecycle Commissioning. We also performed services on the Pentagon Renovation Wedges 2-5 Project, a phased design/build renovation of 4 million square feet of space in the Pentagon. Chinook has implemented a complete lifecycle commissioning process for the Pentagon inclusive of new construction commissioning, re-commissioning, retro-commissioning, operations and maintenance, and energy management initiatives. We have implemented our Quicx Project Delivery Software for the Pentagon Renovation Liaison Branch to manage and track the design, construction, commissioning and closeout deliverables to the Government of more than 150 projects and 200 users.

Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle
No Second Chances
Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, FL • For NASA and Lockheed Martin Astronautics, $300 Million

Before sending the ATLAS V rocket into space, NASA and Lockheed Martin had to make sure the launch complex was fit for duty here on Earth. Designing and building the EELV Launch Complex 41 consisted of multiple industrial and commercial facilities. This included the vehicle integration facility, launch complex, mobile launch platform and space flight operations center.

U.S. Army Medical Institute of Chemical Defense Replacement Facility
Chemical Defense
U.S. Army Medical Institute of Chemical Defense Replacement Facility, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Harford County, MD • For Baltimore District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, $229 Million

The USAMRICD Replacement Facility located in Aberdeen, MD will be the U.S. Department of Defense's (DoD) lead laboratory for medical chemical defense research. This 526,255sf facility will house about 300 employees. It will include chemistry labs, command HQ, offices and training facilities. The project was designed to achieved LEED Silver certification.

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Serving Those Who Served
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD • For the US Department of Defense, $1 Billion

To provide the highest medical care for our uniformed service members, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) has undergone an extensive new construction and renovation program. The integration of the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the former National Naval Medical Center, forms the largest Department of Defense health care organization. The facility attained a LEED Silver rating when completed in 2011. Chinook served as NAVFAC's commissioning representative for the project. In this role we oversaw the complete commissioning program in support of BRAC construction contracts at WRNMMC.

George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC
Urban Care
George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC • For the Universal Health Services, Inc.

The George Washington University Hospital was established in 1824 as the first teaching hospital in the District of Columbia. The current hospital opened in 2002 and is a 460,000 sf 371-bed technologically advanced hospital. With a staff of over 875 physicians and over 800 nursing staff they support over 18,000 inpatient admissions, 105,000 outpatient visits, and the Level 1 Trauma Center sees over 73,000 patients on an annual basis. Chinook Systems Inc. is responsible for providing Facilities Engineering and Retro-Commissioning services to support the Facilities Management Team.

U.S. Army Medical Institute of Infectious Disease Replacement Facility
Infectious Disease Research
U.S. Army Medical Institute of Infectious Disease Replacement Facility, Ft Detrick, MD • For Baltimore District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, $500 Million

The U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), a subordinate command of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command, located at Fort Detrick, MD is the Department of Defense's (DoD) lead biodefense. This new facility is approximately 950,000sf which includes HQ, Admin and Research offices, Laboratories, Veterinary Medicine offices, Medicine clinic, amenities, and building operations offices. The project was designed to achieve LEED Silver certification.

NOAA Satelite Operations Facility
Into The Big Blue
NOAA Satelite Operations Facility, Suitland, MD • For NOAA

The new home for NOAA's around-the-clock, environmental satellite operations, which provides data critical for weather and climate prediction. Each day, NOAA Satellite Operations Facility (NSOF) processes more than 16 billion bytes of environmental satellite data from NOAA's geostationary and polar-orbiting spacecraft, and the Department of Defense's Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP). The NOAA National Weather Service uses these data for constant tracking of severe weather, and as inputs into models for medium to long range forecasts for weather and tracking climate change.

Stonegate II, Chantilly, VA
Stonegate II, Chantilly, VA • For OPUS East, LLC, $25 Million

Stonegate II is a 140,635 square foot Class A office building located in the largest and most prestigious office park in Fairfax County, Virginia. The Property is 100 percent leased to Lockheed Martin, the nations largest defense and government contractors. With over 118,000 square feet of Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) space (85 percent of the Property), Stonegate II provides Lockheed Martin with a secure work environment. Stonegate II was a design build project and Chinook Systems Inc. was the commissioning authority on the project in 2007 acting as Lockheed Martin's representative.

Baltimore/Washington International Airport Terminals A & B Expansion
Supporting Growth
Baltimore/Washington International Airport Terminals A & B Expansion, Columbia, MD For the Maryland Aviation Authority

To meet increasing demands for additional flights, BWI Airport needed to grow. This translated to building new terminals, connectors, concession areas, and 26 new gates for flyers to embark on their journeys. As the quality assurance and commissioning consultant on the project, Chinook implemented the Quicx project delivery system to manage all the Quality Control and Commissioning program deliverables for the project.

Old Patent Office Building
Preserving History
Old Patent Office Building, Washington, D.C. • For the Smithsonian Institution, $200 Million

The third oldest building in the nation's capital has housed injured Civil War soldiers, was the venue for President Lincoln's second inaugural ball in 1865, and became the home to the Patent Office until 1932. Now home to the Smithsonian American Art Museum and The National Portrait Gallery, the building underwent a massive renovation that was completed in 2006. Chinook was the commissioning authority on the project and responsible for all aspects of the construction phase and closeout deliverables. We directed all onsite commissioning activities, functional performance testing, and commissioning meetings. All Owner deliverables were managed with our Quicx Software, which provided real-time project information and was accessible to more than 150 worldwide users.