City of Marshfield ~ Central Fire Station and Rescue Facility

Marshfield, Wisconsin

Project Description

The Central Fire Station is a 28,000 sq. ft. facility situated on 2.2 acres in downtown Marshfield. Demolition of two buildings to clear the site for the new fire station was required. The station has a lower level and two floors above grade.

The first floor consists of:

  • Five fire truck bays

  • Four ambulance bays

  • Fitness room

  • Administrative offices and a training room

The second floor provides:

  • Living quarters

  • Kitchen

  • Day room

  • Mechanical and storage areas

This facility has a concrete foundation, slab-on-grade, architectural precast wall panels and a rubber membrane roof.

NC-Gold LEED Features
Boldt’s LEED responsibilities included:

  • Oversight of construction compliance with Gold LEED certification guidelines

  • Recycled at least 75 percent (by weight) of all construction waste materials

  • Used a minimum of 50 percent (by dollar value) materials with recycled content

  • Used local/regional materials (within a 500 mile radius)

  • Established and monitored the erosion and sedimentation plan

  • Developed and managed an air quality management plan

  • Used low emitting materials for sealants and adhesives, paints, carpet and composite wood

  • Used materials that are natural and can recycle themselves

Other LEED features included:

  • Geothermal heating

  • Compartmentalization of ambulance and station automobile areas with energy savings for a bi-fold door opening

  • Bi-fold doors providing approximately $226 per year in energy savings

  • Photovoltic panels to reduce electrical demands

  • Passive lighting – low energy windows with south/southwest building location

  • Auto control lighting

  • Energy efficient precast walls

  • Water gardens to maintain water run off

  • 30,000 gallon rain water retention tank

  • Cement versus asphalt

  • High efficiency – low flow fixtures

  • White reflective roof membrane

  • Solar water heater

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Architect/Engineer

Short Elliott Hendrickson-SEH

Boldt's Role

Construction Management, LEED Construction Administrator

Key Points

  • The original plans were for Silver LEED certification, but the project received Gold LEED Certification.