Posts Categorized: Sustainability


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

Wells Fargo Downtown East

The Wells Fargo Downtown East complex is a mixed-use development near the US Bank Stadium, redefining the East Town neighborhood. This development encompassed the Wells Fargo Downtown East Campus which includes 1.2 Million square feet of office space in two 17-story towers. Michaud Cooley Erickson (MCE) provided design-assist MEP engineering services for this project through

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

Washington County Courthouse

The Washington County Courthouse, built in 1867, is one of the oldest courthouse still standing. Although the building is no longer used as a functioning courthouse, it is a historic building used for meetings, exhibits, tours weddings and public events.  To allow the building to host these events, the courthouse was in need of mechanical

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

17th Avenue Residence Hall

The six-story 17th Avenue Residence Hall includes 311 student rooms. Each floor features shared semi-private restrooms with showers, three community lounges, study space and a floor-lounge for large group gatherings. The main level includes a dining facility, classroom space, a technology center and a student lounge. The basement features laundry facilities, music practice rooms, a

St. Anthony Falls Laboratory

Located on the Mississippi River, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory (SAFL) is an interdisciplinary fluid mechanics research and training facility of the College of Science and Engineering. Their research focuses on environmental, energy and health challenges. The building is over 70 years old and while it has been added to, it has never been renovated. Michaud

Warren E. Burger Federal Building

Located in downtown St. Paul, this seven story federal building contains Courtrooms, Judge Chambers, Offices, and a Law Library. A remodel of approximately 260,000 square feet gave this building a modernization it needed since it opened in 1967. This building is certified LEED silver and is designed in conjunction with the Xcel Energy Design Assistance

General Mills

MCE has provided consulting engineering services for General Mills at their James Ford Bell Technical Center, Riverside Technical Center and Boone Plaza Building. The range of projects include admistrative offices, pilot plants, chemistry labs, and research labs. MCE has also completed mechanical and electrical infrastructure projects related to their high-pressure steam, chilled water, condenser water,