Project Highlights

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 facility.

MCE remodeled the sub-basement space used for the MBC emergency generator, fire pump rooms, peak load management switchgear rooms, as well as, completed an entire refurbishing the upgrade of the critical power system including replacing the two generators that would service HVAC, environmental controls, security monitoring, general lighting, and power receptacles to maintain these critical functions during a long-term electrical outage. MCE also assessed the feasibility of moving all emergency electrical equipment out of the fire pump room to a mezzanine platform to be located adjacent to the fire pump room.