Directorate of Emergency Services (DES) Headquarters and Police Station
White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico
Client: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District
Huitt-Zollars served as the prime design consultant for the Directorate of Emergency Services (DES) Headquarters and Police Station at White Sands Missile Range. The facility serves as a base of operations for DES law enforcement activities and administrative offices. The building was designed to comply with the requirements of USACE Engineering Construction Bulletin 2010-14, which mandates a 40% savings in energy use. Solar-water heating and photovoltaic panels were incorporated into the design.