Kawishiwi District Ranger Complex
Project Type: New Forest Service Complex; Ely, MN
Client: United States Forest Service Duluth, Minn.
2009 US Forest Service Eastern Region Honor Awards – Walk the Talk for Sustainability
LEED Silver Certified
LHB designed a new complex that includes a crew quarters, office building and multipurpose storage shop with labs, split- level unheated garage, and an unheated warehouse. Mechanical design includes a high efficiency boiler system, in floor heat, displacement ventilation, exhaust systems, plumbing waste and ventilation, and domestic water systems. The largest building of the complex is 34,000 sq ft and $5 million. This was the USFS Eastern Region’s first-ever LEED Certified project. LHB helped the USFS obtain LEED Silver Certification for this facility. In 2009 LHB received the USFS Eastern Region Honor Award “Walk the Talk for Sustainability” for this project.