Chester County Justice Center
Brinjac provided mechanical, electrical, fire protection, telecommunications, code analysis, and security design services for a new 399,360-sf courthouse constructed in the Borough of West Chester, PA. The courthouse is comprised of seven levels plus a basement and includes eighteen courtrooms and smart courtrooms, and all necessary support spaces for other court-related functions, as well as high-rise provisions. Brinjac's design includes perimeter security, security within a standalone parking structure, building emergency exits, building entrances, courtrooms, judges' chambers suite, court libraries and clerk's offices, judiciary related offices, maintenance and facility equipment areas, and interior security circulation controls. Major security components include CCTV/surveillance systems, intrusion detection, duress alarms, integrated access control and badging systems, alarm devices, and inmate occupied areas, as well as the electrical support of the systems.