John W. Danforth Company

First Niagara Center New Locker Room Build

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Owner: Hockey WNY LLC
Danforth’s Role: Design Assist & Mechanical Contractor
Contract Value: $1,589,434
Date Completed: October 2011

Buffalo Sabres First Niagara Center - Buffalo, NY

Buffalo Sabres First Niagara Center - Buffalo, NY


Buffalo Sabres First Niagara Center New Locker Room Mechanical Contract

Danforth was assigned as a design partner and mechanical contractor for the Buffalo Sabres’ new locker room area at the First Niagara Center in downtown Buffalo. Danforth performed work on Sabres’ locker room as well as the new Bandits Lacrosse, Canisius College Hockey, and visitor’s locker rooms.

Our team provided design assistance and Value Engineering for the HVAC and plumbing in the facility and managed the demolition of the existing systems. Locker room improvements made include toilet rooms, exhaust fans, paint exhaust, dressing room dryer mode, showers, steam room, hydro room, washer/dryer room, new kitchen and dining area, and new star rooms.

Additional work was completed including: plumbing excavation, backfill and underground rough-in along with new air duct and new Variable Air Volume Dampers. The project was completed to the owner’s expections and with the project deadline.


First Niagara Center Locker Room Project Case Study (263 KB)

First Niagara Center Locker Room Project Case Study (263 KB)

This case study outlines work done at First Niagara Center in downtown Buffalo, NY, showcasing Danforth’s expertise in HVAC and Plumbing Installation.

First Niagara Center Locker Room Project Case Study (263 KB)