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PROJECT T2

Location: Waddell, Arizona

Owner: RRB Beverage Operations Inc.

Certified: June 2021

Project Size: 722,475 ft² 

Developer: Merit Partners

Architect: Butler Design Group

Energy Cost Savings: 36%

LEED Certification: Silver

Project Overview

Rauch recently expanded geographically to better serve North America.  The state-of-the-art beverage production and distribution facility is 722,475 ft² and strategically located in Waddell, Arizona.  Rauch has well established partnerships with key players in the supply chain, enabling a highly sustainable and efficient operation, including wall-to-wall can supply and rail access for both receiving materials and shipping product efficiently for long distances. 

The facility was developed by Merit Partners, designed by Butler Design Group and constructed by The Renaissance Companies. It consists of warehouse, 5 production lines, office, and auxiliary equipment space. It has achieved a LEED Silver certification through energy reduction, indoor water use reduction, electric vehicle charging, and 500 kW of solar car ports. 

Sustainability Features
  • 36% improvement on baseline building performance

  • 500 kW solar car ports

  • 79% diversion of construction and demolition debris

  • 50% reduction in potable landscape water use

  • 35% reduction in baseline indoor water use through low flow fixtures

  • Electric car charging

  • Outlets at dock doors to reduce truck idling

  • High efficiency LED lighting

  • Reduced parking footprint

  • Retains 100% of rainwater on site

  • White roof and concrete paving to reduce heat island effect

  • Low emitting materials