Government Construction


Here in our nation's capital there are many important as well as iconic buildings that need special care and attention. W. L. Gary Company is pleased to be a part of keeping our capital as well as our local governments and military bases in top mechanical shape.

Department of Labor

Scope: Cooling Tower Replacement

Contract Type: Plan and Spec
Size: 1,000,000 sq ft
Location: Washington, DC
CM/GC: Beltsville Industrial Group
Project Status: Completed November 2011

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Scope: Installation of 5,000 feet of underground steam, condensate and chilled water piping

Contract Type: Design Assist, GMP
Location: Bethesda, MD
CM/GC: Whiting Turner
Project Status: Completed June 2011

DC Library: Petworth Library

Petworth LibraryScope: Full mechanical and plumbing for renovation

Contract Type: Design Assist
Size: 12,000 sq ft
Location: Washington, DC
Project Status: Completed May 2011
LEED: Seeking LEED Silver

DC Department of Corrections (DOC)

Scope: Replace two 400 ton chillers with two 500 ton chillers and reconfigure the associated piping

Contract Type: Plan and Spec
Location: Washington, DC
CM/GC: W. L. Gary Company, Inc.
Project Status: Completed September 2010

Current Projects

Palmer Park Community Center – Sauer Inc.
La Plata Readiness Center – Coakley Williams

Government Facilities Where We Have Worked

Andrews Air Force Base
Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI)
Bethesda Naval Base
Bowling Air Force Base
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Naval Surface Weapons Center
Patuxent River Naval Air Station
Quantico Marine Corps Base
U. S. Capitol Building
Washington Navy Yard
White House


Decentralizing the Heating System for Efficiency

Key Characteristics: Decentralizing heating system; Retrofit; Occupied space; High efficiency boilers Challenge: In Emmittsburg, MD, FEMA’s campus of approximately eight buildings was being heated by one centralized steam system.  At one time this campus was part of a larger complex in which even more buildings were heated from the same source.  When these eight buildings…

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