Stafford Associates

TRITEC constructed Stafford Associates, Dr. Eugene F. Stafford Building, is a Data Center and Office Building located on Long Island at 21 Bennetts Road in Setauket, New York. The facility incorporates many green features and was awarded a LEED Gold certification, LEED elements incorporated into the building include:
Project Size:130,000 sq. ft.
Location:21 Bennetts Rd. East Setauket NY, 11733
Architect:William F. Collins, AIA
    • Preferred parking for hybrid vehicles & those carpooling encourages use of these means of transportation which lowers greenhouse gas emissions
    • Rainwater collection for site irrigation lowers the buildings demand for potable water
    • 20% + of site left as open space help maintain habitat for natural ecosystem
    • Cut off light fixtures maintains dark sky
    • Waterless urinals, dual flush toilets & low flow fixtures lowers buildings demand for potable water
    • Implementation of Construction Waste Management Plan encourages the reuse & recycling of Construction waste & keeps useable material from the landfill
    • Use of SIPs (Structurally Insulated Panels) tighter more efficient building envelope, lowers energy demand and associated pollution
    • Tighter building envelope and innovative building systems approximate 30% less energy use and carbon footprint than typical building construction
    • Recycled content in building materials reduces need for virgin materials and associated environmental costs
    • Local/regional content in building materials supports local economy while reducing impact of transporting materials to the site
    • Low VOC materials healthier indoor air for building occupants
    • CO2 monitoring healthier indoor air for building occupants

The building itself is 30,000 sq. ft. and has many house like qualities to give clients, tenants and employees the sense that they are working with a family owned business. The building is adorned with rich earth tones throughout which can be found in the black marble steps with orange veins to the mahogany in the Stafford lobby, the deep brown accented carpets and natural wall coverings. Craftsmanship and high technology are infused throughout the building from the hand crafted railings in the center atrium to the Tier 3 Data Center that boasts concurrently maintainable site infrastructure guaranteeing 99.982% availability.