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PROJECT DETAILS:

NAME:
Yahoo! Omaha

DESCRIPTION:
Cupertino Electric data center design and construction project for Yahoo! in Omaha, Nebraska

LOCATION:
Omaha (La Vista), NE

PROJECT SIZE:
300,000 sq. ft. (56,000 sq.ft. of raised floor)

Project Summary

When Cupertino Electric was approached to build a world-class data center in La Vista, Nebraska for Yahoo!, we welcomed the opportunity to again partner with General Contractor DPR Construction, Inc. (DPR)/Fortis Construction, Inc. (Fortis) on the project. The data center located near Omaha, Neb. is located on a 24.3-acre parcel of land.

The existing, 300,000 square-foot empty shell building meant that the entire infrastructure had to be constructed from the ground-up. This included utility feeds in the street, generators and transformers in the equipment yard, and an indoor UPS. The somewhat remote Nebraska site houses a critical server load spanning 57,000 square feet of four-foot raised floor.