Tellabs Facilities

Santa Clara, California

Tellabs is a global provider of optical telecom equipment for mobile networks.

Howell Electric was selected to provide pre-construction services, electrical engineering, fire alarm systems, and electrical construction for multiple Tellabs facilities in the Bay Area.

The Central Expressway Facility features: two buildings 140,000 sf with 40,000 sf of CSO & SQA labs including 6,000 sf data center and 225 KVA UPS.

The Great America Parkway Facility features: three floors 90,000 sf Class A offices and conference rooms, 5 labs totaling 20,000 sf with high density power distribution systems operating at 125 Watts per foot, 250 Tons of supplemental cooling, and 5 RF chambers.


Project Details

  • Architect
    TMA Affinity Architects
  • Engineer
    Howell Electric
  • Construction
  • Electrical

Special Features

  • High Density Engineering Labs with Distribution Over 125 Watts per ft.
  • 260,000 sf of Fast Track Expansion
  • Dual Feed 225KVA UPS with Maintenance Bypass

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