UPPCO Building Renovation | Houghton, Michigan

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  • Owner: Michigan Technological University
  • Architect/Engineer: U.P. Engineers & Architects, Inc.
  • Project Cost: $700,000
  • Project Duration: 5 months
  • Completed: November 2009

This project consists of the renovation of a three-story office building in the business district of Houghton, Michigan for Michigan Technological University.  Project includes demolition and reconstruction of interior walls; new and restored ceilings; painting; wall covering; and flooring; EIFS restoration; cast stone masonry; re-roofing; window replacement; interior wood trim; upgrades to mechanical heating, ventilation, air conditioning *HVAC), electrical and telecommunications systems; minor elevator improvements; installation of an emergency generator and miscellaneous appurtenances.  The renovated building will be Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certifiable and will be used as a business center incubator.