Posts Categorized: Fire Alarm Design


Boy Scouts of America Leadership Center

Peter J. King Family Foundation Leadership Center, is a new building for the Northern Star Council Boy Scouts of America. The new 42,000 square foot facility offers additional, focused learning through leadership experiences. This will include an enhanced-reality Leadership Lab featuring a “Leadership Chamber Room” offering an immersive experience; outdoor climbing tower and an expanded

Minneapolis City Hall

The Municipal Building Commission (MBC) is charged with the care and custody of the Minneapolis City Hall and Hennepin County Courthouse and is owned jointly by both. Among many other renovations being completed in the Minneapolis City Hall, Michaud Cooley Erickson (MCE) was brought on board to assist in a critical power upgrade to the

Graco

Recently, a manufacturing client experiencing accelerating growth asked Michaud Cooley Erickson (MCE) to design mechanical and electrical systems for a major expansion and remodel of an existing building. The completed building would primarily consist of high-bay research and development and manufacturing space that includes automated testing, production lines and assembly equipment. MCE designed the mechanical

Eau Claire City Hall

The Eau Claire City Hall and Complex, located in the center of downtown Eau Claire, comprises the original City Hall building, former City Library building, and the central Fire Department. Represented on the National Register for Historic Buildings, this important site presented the unique challenge of total fire alarm system upgrade coupled with historic preservation.

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

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

Children’s Hospital

The Children’s Hospital Expansion Project include the United Hospital Emergency Room expansion consisting of a new six (6) story 190,000 square foot tower addition to be used by both United and Children’s Hospitals. The first level of the tower is home to United & Children’s Emergency Department, entrance and lobby. The upper floors contain a

Grant County Courthouse

Originally built in 1905, the Grant County Courthouse is currently listed on the National Historic Registry and has undergone significant improvements while still maintaining its historical aesthetics. MCE designed a geothermal heating and cooling system, which uses an energy exchange between the air within the building being heated and the ground.

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