North Farms Fire/EMS, Wallingford, CT

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14,800 SF
$3.95 Million
Completed: 2016

  • Paying homage to the site which was originally a horse farm, the building uses traditional New England barn forms while using modern technology and materials
  • Oriented to take advantage of passive solar heating/cooling and daylighting, with almost all of the spaces filled with sunlight
  • Large meeting room is a “smart classroom” including wired podium allowing for connection of USB drives and laptops, dimmable lighting, control for the building announcement system, and smartboards
  • An Energy Management System (EMS) provides the building maintenance staff to monitor, control, and adjust all HVAC (along with plumbing and electrical if desired) systems from a central location