Posts Categorized: Energy Modeling


Discovery Square

This project was born out of the implementation of the Destination Medical Center (DMC) Development Plan. This plan is a collaboration between the City of Rochester, Olmsted County, the state of Minnesota, Mayo Clinic, and private investors that will re-invent the city of Rochester and Mayo Clinic over the next 20 years. At the heart

Bell Museum

The new Bell Museum of Natural History, located at University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus, is a true place of discovery. Visitors are able to spend their time exploring the 120-seat state-of-the-art Planetarium, getting lost in the world renown wildlife dioramas, visiting the multi-sensory Touch and See Lab or observing from the second-floor green roof.

MSP: Terminal 1

Michaud Cooley Erickson (MCE) has been providing engineering design services to MSP Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) for mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, lighting, telecommunications and building automation systems. Our involvement at Terminal 1 began when the terminal’s complexity and variety of engineered systems began to challenge the MAC’s day-to-day operations. An 11,000-ton chiller plant and

MSP: Terminal 2

Terminal 2 infrastructure was completely designed by Michaud Cooley Erickson (MCE) and built in 1997 with opportunities of expansion planned for the future. All mechanical and electrical systems are modern and efficient, and the configuration has accommodated TSA and the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) Energy Conservation Program without significant changes to the building or its

Confidential Project A

This critical data center involved a consolidation of four distributed data rooms across a large campus into one Greenfield data center. This facility is designed to Tier 3 standards with 2N power distribution providing almost 350 kW of IT power.  Cooling to the site is provided by two 150 ton chillers operating in a 2N

Confidential Project C

Built in phases, this Tier 3 designed project includes a quad redundant electrical system supported by four generators with separate utility feeds. The quad redundancy supports continuous cooling and stays quad redundant down to the cabinet level to provide the building with flexibility and limits the stranded power.  IT floor design is averaged at 300

Confidential Project D

This large financial data center was fully designed and never built due to company mergers. The building consisted of two data room floors of almost 40,000 square feet each.  The mechanical and electrical systems are designed to Tier 4 redundancy.  Electrically, a tri-redundant system is supported by seven 2.5 MW generators with an ultimate build

Coloplast

Overlooking the Mississippi River on West River Road, Coloplast’s new North American headquarters sits atop a previously existing brownfield which now heralds a revitalization of Minneapolis’ North Side. The project included the renovation of an existing manufacturing facility and addition of two new structures to house sales and marketing, and research and product development. MCE

Valspar

The Valspar Applied Science and Technology Center (VAST) project consisted of a 170,640 square foot renovation of the existing 5-story building located on the Valspar Technology Campus. The building restoration process was completed following Minnesota Historical Society structural rehabilitation requirements to preserve the historic integrity of the building. MCE provided full MEP design services for

Mystic Lake Casino

Mystic Lake Casino Hotel consists of over 300,000 square feet of gaming area, a 147,000 square foot entertainment center consisting of 2,100 seat showroom and a 13,000 square foot bingo parlor, four restaurants, a hotel and golf club house. The Master Plan 2000 Project included a complete remodel of the gaming areas and back of