Posts Categorized: Mechanical Engineering


Plant Growth Research Facility

Located on the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus, the Plant Growth Research Facility includes a headhouse working area, greenhouses, classrooms, containment greenhouses, and controlled environment growth chambers. Michaud Cooley Erickson (MCE) provided mechanical, electrical, fire protection, plumbing, technology systems and energy modeling services for the mechanical and electrical infrastructure serving the new greenhouse. The

Ameriprise Financial

Michaud Cooley Erickson (MCE) has been completing projects for Ameriprise Financial for nearly 20 years. Of the many mechanical and electrical upgrades that have taken place across the county in its various locations, one stands out as particularly astounding for its Energy Star sustainability accomplishments. In Minneapolis resides the 1.2 million square foot Ameriprise Client

33 South Sixth | City Center

Since February 2013, the City of Minneapolis has required all buildings 50,000 square feet and larger to report their annual energy and water benchmarking results through the Energy Star Portfolio Manager Program. This data is tracked and used by the city to understand how buildings are currently performing and to better understand a buildings progress

Land O’ Lakes Headquarters

As member of the Fortune 500 list, Land O’Lakes is a member-owned agricultural cooperative based in Arden Hills, Minnesota; focusing on the dairy industry. Michaud Cooley Erickson (MCE) provided full MEPF engineering services for their new headquarters building that would be connected to their existing headquarters. With a LEED Platinum certification, the MEP systems are designed to be 45 percent more energy efficient that ASHRAE performance standards.

Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific’s Maple Grove Campus is a high-tech medical research and manufacturing campus. Michaud Cooley Erickson designed the MEP and special systems for Buildings II, III and the expansion of III. These buildings have strict temperature and humidity tolerances that must be maintained at all times to meet Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirements for

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

Zieglar CAT

The Ziegler CAT Rebuild Center project transformed a 120,000 square foot industrial building into the 5th largest CAT rebuild center in the Northern Hemisphere. This facility includes office space, multiple bays designed to rebuild and service large engines, warehouse space, a large paint booth, blast room, steam room, transmission testing and parts washing space. This

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.

Target Field Station

Michaud Cooley Erickson (MCE) provided full MEP services for the Hennepin County Target Field Station, helping design and adhere to the B3 sustainability standards. Target Field Station is a state-of-the-art multi-modal transit station with mixed-used development and year-round activated public space. Common areas have been specially designed to support a variety of activities for transit

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