Nelson-Rudie was retained by Shingobee Builders to provide design services for a new 5,060-square foot convenience store in New Hope, Minnesota. Our team worked alongside HW2 Design + Architecture and the project owner to provide mechanical and electrical engineering services.
The mechanical design consisted of low flow plumbing fixtures for the restrooms and a high-efficient gas water heater, reverse-osmosis equipment for drinking water and a full-service kitchen with exhaust hoods, makeup air unit, ovens, fryers and preparatory space. High-efficient rooftop units were installed to heat, cool and ventilate the sales area and hot water boiler systems installed to provide snow melt for the sidewalks and entrance/exit of the car wash.
The electrical design consisted of LED lighting at the store, gasoline canopy and site (parking lot). One unique challenge was that another firm was brought on board to provide the initial lighting design, however our company was able to complete the design with some unique lighting concepts and controls. Also, electrical was asked to provide a power connection for a future photovoltaic service (provided by others) that was to be mounted on the roof of the gasoline canopy.