Posts Categorized: Lighting Design


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.

Mortenson Innovation Center

Michaud Cooley Erickson performed MEFP design on Mortenson Construction’s Innovation Center. The project was a 4,000 sf space within their headquarters building designed to showcase the companies innovations to clients. The space needed to be flexible yet stand out as a very aesthetically pleasing space. Additionally, the space had to incorporate dozens of technologies that

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

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

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

United Hospital

Michaud Cooley Erickson recently completed work on the United Hospital expansion project which grew from a single-story emergency room expansion for United Hospital to a six-story, 190,000 square foot tower additional used by both United and Children’s Hospitals. The emergency department houses 27 examination rooms, 6 psychiatric rooms, 12 observation rooms, a decontamination area, in-department

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.

Baker Center

The newly-renovated historic Baker Center, comprises a full city block in Downtown Minneapolis. Michaud Cooley Erickson (MCE) completed the interior and exterior lighting for many of it’s public spaces. One of the major challenges for this lighting project was matching the linear cove fixtures to have the same color temperatures. MCE tested a variety of

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