Posts Categorized: Electrical Engineering

Confidential Project B

This Uptime certified building was built in phases starting with an initial 4,800 kW certified Tier 3 design and construction. Since the initial construction, a complete 2N electrical plant was designed, installed, commissioned and certified as an Uptime Tier 4 facility.  This facility includes six 2.5 MW generators, four 1,000 ton chiller lineups and 290,000

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


MCE has delivered engineering services to Target Corporation for many years. The projects range from small merchandise remodels to large multi-level downtown facilities.  Whether the project is a new building or an acquired building with a full facelift, MCE provides mechanical, electrical, lighting and fire protection designs.  With the introduction of several coolers and freezers

Macalester College

This project is the first phase of a multi-phased renovation of The Janet Wallace Fine Arts complex. MCE provided the full mechanical and electrical engineering services for the project. The project included remodeling of the 57,000 SF complex to create refreshed space for the Commons, Art Gallery and Music Building. The Commons features a two-story

Regis Center for the Arts

Michaud Cooley Erickson designed the mechanical, electrical and special systems engineering for the University of Minnesota’s new Regis Center for Art. This 155,000 square foot, high-tech, flexible facility consists of two buildings: the East Building holds spaces for ceramics, sculpture art, kilns, classrooms and the Nash Gallery. The West Building houses painting, drawing and photography

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

Fairview Southdale Hospital

Fairview Southdale Hospital serves the Southwest metropolitan area of Minneapolis, Minnesota with over 40 specialty services. From patient rooms, birthing center, radiology, cafeterias and meditation sanctuary spaces, engineering design services required coordination amongst many groups and disciplines. Michaud Cooley Erickson (MCE) completed work for The Elsie O. Mitchell Meditation Sanctuary at Fairview Southdale Hospital.   The

Bureau of Criminal Apprehension

Michaud Cooley Erickson has provided mechanical and electrical services for the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) in Bemidji and St. Paul, MN locations (Photos: St. Paul location). Bemidji’s BCA Northern Services Center is located on a wooded site near edge of town. The building houses comprehensive resources for crime investigation and evidence analysis, crime lab