Honeywell, Army team up to tackle $61M infrastructure improvements at largest U.S. arsenal

Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center to receive extensive building upgrades, expected to provide $5.3 million in annual savings

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    Morris Township-based Honeywell International Inc. and the U.S. Army announced Wednesday a $61 million infrastructure improvement project at the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing Technology Center in Rock Island, Ill. The project will support critical improvements at the facility that will cut energy use by approximately 35 percent and generate up to $5.3 million in annual energy and operational savings.

    According to the release, the Army launched the upgrade for the 1.5-million-square-foot space through a 20-year energy savings performance contract with Honeywell. The space manufactures a wide variety of metals and systems for the Department of Defense.

    Honeywell guarantees the improvements will generate the targeted savings, which should repay the investment used to fund the work. As a result, the project requires no capital or additional taxpayer dollars. Along with the immediate savings, the projects will help meet the requirements of a Presidential Executive Order that calls for federal facilities to reduce energy consumption 30 percent by 2015, the release said.

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    Emily Bader

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    Emily Bader is the copy and web editor at NJBIZ. She is a Brielle, N.J. native and a Rutgers University alum. You can contact her at emilyb@njbiz.com or @emilybader on Twitter.

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