LEED-Silver Food Distribution Facility

Ben E. Keith – Selma / Texas

Project status:

Ben E. Keith partners with ESI Group to design and construct a LEED Silver® food distribution center in Texas. This location features a stunning 45,000 square-foot two-story office structure. The freezer and dry storage areas feature Dematic’s Multishuttle automation system for expanded SKU’s. This new location will increase Ben E. Keith’s ability to reach more customers in the south.

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Project overview:

  • Facility Footprint: 619,933 SF
  • Cold Areas: 267,449 SF
  • This project is LEED Silver®.

Design details:

  • State-of-the-art energy efficient ammonia refrigeration system
  • Operations and branch offices HVAC system will use electric reheat
  • “SafeConnect” at perishable dock for no-idle cooling of refrigerated trailers
  • Domestic plumbing fixtures will use 40% less water than standard fixtures.

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