Project: Salt Lake City Fire Dept #14
Client: Salt Lake City Corp
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Scope of work: Americom performed the installation and testing of communication cabling services utilizing Commscope, Panduit, Siemon, and Systimax products for Cat6A, Cat3, racks, and patch panels, to complete this project on time and on budget for Salt Lake City’s first responders.
On May 17, Salt Lake City Fire Department dedicated a new station, Station No. 14, making it the second fire station in the country to be built as a Net Zero energy building. It is also expected to beET-ZERO, LEED-certified, as LEED Gold building. Because of the building’s exceptional sustainability features, the structure will generate as much energy on-site as it uses annually.
This project is one example of has been a big part of Salt Lake City’s commitment to sustainability, as well as the 100 percent renewable -energy goal described in its Climate Positive SLC plan. The thoughtful design features , which is anticipated will create result in long-term environmental and economic benefits for our city and the surrounding areas. Station 14 is the second Net Zero fire station in the country. Station 3, which is in Sugar House, is the third.
Station No. 14 features triple-pane glazing and a high-performance envelope. The facility also generates its own power from a 110-kilowatt solar array comprised of more than 300 panels. , onsite-energy generation, and the rooftop includes a photovoltaic array of more than 300 panels totaling 110 kW.
“This fire station is a tangible example of how a sustainable city designs and builds infrastructure,” said Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski. “Station 14 represents what is possible today, with existing cost-effective technologies.”