Posts Categorized: Mechanical Engineering

Department of Human Services

St. Paul’s Elmer L Anderson Department of Human Services building is a seven story office building with an eight story attached parking ramp. This new building entails over 400,000 square feet of office space, a large cafeteria and a Tier 2 data center.  Mechanical conditioned air is provided to the office environment through underfloor air

Warren E. Burger Federal Building

Located in downtown St. Paul, this seven story federal building contains Courtrooms, Judge Chambers, Offices, and a Law Library. Michaud Cooley Erickson provided MEP engineering services to remodel approximately 260,000 square feet, giving this building a modernization it needed since it opened in 1967. This building is certified LEED silver and is designed in conjunction


The Purina Animal Nutrition Center Conference Center is located on a 1,200 acre working farm in Saint Louis, Missouri. The project included renovation of the existing 9,000 square foot repurposed turkey barn and a 10,000 square foot addition. The space is now being used as a Conference / Education Center with dining facilities. The architecture


Michaud Cooley Erickson has been involved in developing the spaces for multiple Training Centers for Microsoft. This page highlights the work done at the Edina, Minnesota location. The design included complete HVAC, electrical and fire protection designs. The space included high-end architectural interior detailing including unique diffuser locations. The interior spaces included SOA automated training

General Mills

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

Building Automation

Building Automation has been around since the 1980’s controlling mechanical equipment with electronics to achieve better control and energy efficiency than previous pneumatic systems.  Because these systems came with proprietary equipment and programming, owners were at the mercy of the controls contractor for pricing and schedules.  In 2006, new software framework was released to enable

St. Jude Medical

Michaud Cooley Erickson designed the MEP systems at the Lillehei Campus Expansion for St. Jude Medical. This project is approximately 100,000 square feet in size and includes office space, warehouse, research labs, hazardous storage rooms, microbiology labs and 8,000 square feet of controlled environment lab space.


Overlooking the Mississippi River on West River Road, Coloplast, a Danish medical technology device company, established a new North American headquarters. Sitting on a previously existing brownfield site the iconic building now heralds the revitalization of Minneapolis’ North side. The project included the renovation of an existing manufacturing facility and addition of two new structures


Valspar is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Sherwin-Williams Company, specializing in the development and manufacturing of paints and coatings. Valspar, Inc. is consolidating their North American Research and Test Lab capabilities into one campus to be named the Valspar Applied Science and Technology (VAST) Center. This campus is 170,640 square feet, comprised of four (4)

MSP: Restroom Program

The MSP International Airport Restroom Program, lead by the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), is the first in a series of restroom renovations designed to improve restroom facilities over the next 15 years. The objective is to provide a thoughtful and efficient restroom experience to all travelers. Michaud Cooley Erickson (MCE) worked as the mechanical and