The New Hampshire Army National Guard Regional Training Institute in Pembroke may be new, but the plans were in the works for a long time before the facility was started. The two buildings total almost 100k sq feet of barracks and training space for troops, much needed since the 2001 ramp up of the military.
The training facility features a large multipurpose area, simulation center, classrooms, auditorium and physical fitness center. The many officers and warrant officer candidates can also stay at the facility in the barracks unit which can host 136 men and women in training.
For this project, Crystal Structures was contracted to provide 6 – 5′ x 5′ pyramid skylights which provided natural light to the facility. The natural daylight was just one of the components to gaining LEED Silver status.