Michaud Cooley Erickson (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 administrative 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, electrical power distribution, life safety and emergency power systems.
MCE also completed the design of a new chiller plant capable of being expanded to 7,500 tons. The chiller plant includes variable primary chilled water flow, winter free-cooling, condenser water filtration, and condenser water air separation.