Sky Rider is providing the window washing equipment for Hines who is managing the development of the Devon Energy Corporation Headquarters, an iconic, 50-story, 1.8-million-square-foot office tower located in downtown Oklahoma City. The complex will comprise nearly 1.8 million square feet of office and amenity space. The building will be the new headquarters for Devon Energy Corporation, the largest U.S.-based independent oil and natural gas producer.
The window washing at the complex requires a full range of equipment from ground based to roof top mounted davits and sockets to specialized interior monorail systems.
Most significantly however, is the Building Maintenance Unit (BMU) permanently located in the center of the tower rooftop. Weighing in at 97,000 lbs. with a maximum outreach of 92 feet, the BMU will allow service of the entire tower’s facade. The BMU features automated work position indication, digital control through conductors in the wire ropes and an auxiliary hoist. The auxiliary hoist operates from platform controls to assist in glass replacement.