Green

Ausland was initially brought on board by the owner of the existing building as a consultant to help consider a seismic renovation. After assessing opportunities and constraints, Ausland helped facilitate donation of the building to the Jefferson Public Radio Foundation. Ausland is now serving as program/construction manager, leading the design, regulatory approval and construction of the project. The facility will become the new home of Jefferson Public Radio. When complete it will be a LEED-Certified restored building on the National Historic Register, located in the heart of Medford. Click here to view case study.

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New 26,000 square foot satellite campus for a regional community college. Comprehensive stand-alone college facility built of Cascadian architecture. Includes special science and medical laboratories. Site constraint required protecting a small wetland while moving 180,000 cubic yards – nearly 5 million cubic feet of mountain – to place the building. Features 13.8-kilowatt polymorphic silicon laminate solar cell array.

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Ausland is serving as program/construction manager for the school district to renovate the 100-year-old schoolhouse. Ausland spearheaded the grant process that resulted in the district receiving nearly $1 million for improvements. Work to be accomplished includes comprehensive seismic and structural improvements, as well as substantial systems and architectural finish renovations. Click here to view case study.

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Ausland has a long history working on this declared National Landmark site for both the National Parks Service and the Friends of the Chateau at the Oregon Caves. Examples of work included new construction of Administrative Facilities on a historic site, and for three levels of new balconies with the second floor level tenant improvements, ADA compliant restroom and exterior access.

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A replacement of two patient buildings totaling 31,398 sq. ft. in the heart of the VA’s active SORCC medical campus in White City, Oregon.  The projects were inherently complex, due to the medical activities surrounding construction, and included an occupied campus, logistical concerns, limited access and modification of an underground network of service tunnels.

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A new, 24,000 square foot manufacturing plant and administrative expansion that is responsive to Encore’s green manufacturing objectives. The purpose of the facility expansion was to accommodate a new product line. Green features including water catchment system that saves over 39,000 gallons a year; and a 29-kilowatt solar power system that is one of the ten largest in the Northwest and saves over 70,000 tons of CO2 emissions each year.

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A 40,000 square foot joint facility serving Bureau of Land Management and US Forest Service regional offices. As construction manager, Ausland led the development from design through occupancy. Project included facilities for over 300 staff, advanced security and IT infrastructure, secure evidence storage, fleet maintenance facilities, and special wild land firefighting staff and equipment accommodations.

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Ausland is serving as program/construction manager for the school district to renovate the 100-year-old schoolhouse. Ausland spearheaded the grant process that resulted in the district receiving nearly $1 million for improvements. Work to be accomplished includes comprehensive seismic and structural improvements, as well as substantial systems and architectural finish renovations.

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Efficiency and seismic improvements to the 60 year old, 48,000 square foot municipal building – including mechanical, electrical and plumbing efficiency improvements. Ausland completed the project six months ahead of the City’s requested schedule.

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Construction of a control facility for a collector substation to facilitate a new wind farm development. The collector substation provides metering and control of the wind farm as the power is transmitted into the grid. Ausland, selected by Bonneville through a best-value selection process, designed and constructed the facility in just 12 weeks. It allows integration of new private wind farms into the power grid. The project is part of Bonneville’s plan to have up to 6,000-megawatts of power from wind by 2013. Ausland designed/built the wind farm that tied into the grid by the control house. It has an installed capacity of 100.8-megawatts – enough to power approximately 28,000 homes with clean energy each year.

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