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Ribbon Cutting: Marshfield Clinic, Hyperbaric Medicine and Tissue Repair

The new Hyperbaric Medicine and Tissue Repair center opened its doors to patients today. The facility is the first regional center to house an integrated approach to hyperbaric medicine, wound healing, and wound surgery. The facility houses a state-of-the-art hyperbaric chamber which allows Marshfield Clinic to treat more patients in a safer, more comfortable, and more effective setting. The new hyperbaric chamber can treat up to 10 patients at a time and up to 36 patients a day.

MNREJ 2018 Real Estate Awards

The annual Minnesota Real Estate Journal Awards ceremony took place on April 11, 2018. The event highlights design and construction achievements in Minnesota. Four Dunham projects walked away with awards in various categories.

Category: Medical
TRIA Orthopaedic Center in Woodbury
In collaboration with HealthPartners and Park Nicollet, TRIA’s new state-of-the-art clinic sits in the CityPlace development of Woodbury, MN. This facility offers a wide range of orthopedic and sports medicine services, including urgent care, ambulatory surgery, rehabilitation, physical therapy, hand therapy, therapy pools, and prosthetics, among others. Dunham provided mechanical and electrical engineering services for the 78,000 SF facility, which opened in late 2017.

Category: Medical
Hennepin Healthcare, Clinic + Specialty Center
This state-of-the-art healthcare facility centrally locates outpatient services that are currently operating throughout various locations at the Hennepin Healthcare campus. The new 367,000 SF facility houses primary care clinics, specialty clinics, a dental clinic, and outpatient surgery. The project included two levels of underground parking with a total of 260 stalls, as well as a skyway and tunnel connection to the hospital.

Category: Interior Design
Jack Links, Jack’s Place Headquarters
Sitting on the skyway level fo the recently redeveloped and renamed Mayo Clinic Square, this project relocates Jack Links to Downtown Minneapolis and expands space to support 300 employees. This highly visible, 77,000 SF space includes open and private offices, a test kitchen, a customer experience center, and a retail store.

Category: Redevelopment/Reuse/Historic
Kraus Anderson Block
Dunham provided energy modeling and analysis services as well as building commissioning services for the new Kraus Anderson’s new mixed-use facility. The new five-story, 100,000 SF headquarters facility consolidates 300 employees from three metro area offices into a new central location. The office contains a training center, employee cafeteria, fitness center, underground parking, and features an open office space. Sustainable elements included energy-efficient lighting, daylight harvesting controls, temperature, and a high-efficiency equipment monitoring network. Dunham provided both Fundamental and Enhanced commissioning services.

Randy Olson named 2017 Plumbing Engineer of the Year

Randy Olson has been named 2017 Plumbing Engineer of the Year by PM Engineer magazine. The award acknowledges Randy’s deep knowledge of products, design practices, and respect from industry peers. The announcement is featured in the September issue of PME and highlights his commitment to sustainability and his extensive product knowledge. The article also spotlights specific project applications and provides insights from a few colleagues and coworkers.

Randy joined Dunham in 1996 and is a Partner in the firm. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Read the full article here: PME’s 2017 Plumbing Engineer of the Year

Read Randy’s full bio here: Randall M. Olson, PE, LEED AP BD+C

T3 named Top Project of 2016

Dunham is pleased to announce that T3 has been named a Top Project of 2016 by Finance & Commerce magazine. Located in the North Loop neighborhood of Minneapolis, this mass-timber structure was designed by Michael Green Architecture with the goal of delivering warmth and authenticity of brick and timber building, with all the benefits of new construction.  The highly sustainable project has won numerous awards and is frequently featured in industry publications.

See the project here: T3

Read the full article here: Finance & Commerce, T3

Matthew L. Jensen named Executive Vice President

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Matthew L. Jensen to Executive Vice President.

Matt began his career at Dunham in 2006 as a Mechanical Engineer and Project Manager. He was promoted to Partner in 2011. He currently provides project leadership for many of Dunham’s Commercial and Healthcare clients. He also oversees the firm’s Commissioning and Energy Services group.

Matt graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He is a Professional Engineer and LEED Accredited Professional with a Building Design and Construction designation.

Read Matt’s Full Bio Here

OATI Microgrid Technology Center – Grand Award Winner

Dunham is pleased to announce that OATI’s Micogrid Technology Center has been named a Grand Award winner by ACEC of Minnesota. Our team received the honor at the 50th Anniversary of the Engineering Excellence Awards.

This award-winning office and data center facility is an advanced micro-grid with a cogeneration system that provides a completely off-grid solution while delivering high efficiency and mission critical reliability needed for a data center. Dunham provided a micro-grid design that includes natural gas microturbines, a diesel generator, solar panels, rooftop wind turbines and an energy storage system. Waste heat is captured from the microturbines to drive an absorption chiller, and to feed the heat recovery system which heats the office building.

Learn more about this project: OATI Microgrid Technology Center


ARCHITECT Magazine: Inside America’s First Modern Tall Wood Building


Dunham is proud to be part of Hines’ exciting T3 project. Dunham teamed with Hines, Michael Green Architecture, and DLR Group to design this seven-story high-rise office building in the North Loop district of Minneapolis. When it opens later this month, T3 will be the largest mass timber building in the US.

ARCHITECT Magazine highlights the project in their latest issue. Read the article here