Facilities Management Building
University of New England Facilities Management Building: This multi-purpose space serves as the University of New England’s facilities maintenance shop, houses shipping and receiving docks, and has 5,000 square feet of office space.
A pre-engineered structure was explored, per the owner’s request, however, the difference in cost was less than five percent. Ouellet built an energy-efficient, steel frame building that is durable enough to last for the next hundred years.
The main challenges were working on a wooded site that was predominantly ledge and extending the campus infrastructure an additional half-mile.