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General Services Administration Minneapolis Prospective Office Building, Brooklyn Center, Minn.

The five-story, Class A, LEED Gold-certified General Services Administration Minneapolis Prospective Office Building featured Level IV Security with a progressive collapse structural system and blast force protection.

The five-story, Class A, LEED Gold-certified General Services Administration Minneapolis Prospective Office Building featured Level IV Security with a progressive collapse structural system and blast force protection. The project included a 144,360-square-foot office building; 108,108-square-foot, three-story, 300-car precast secured parking structure; 28,196-square-foot vehicle maintenance annex facility; and 606-squarefoot visitor screening facility.

For the project, Industrial Louvers supplied its 4-inch LE-48 fixed, non-drainable louvers with a two-coat, Kynar-custom-painted finish.

MG McGrath fabricated its D-Set Titanium Zinc plate panel systems with 1.5-mm ANTHRAZINC from Umicore Building Products USA Inc., along with 0.8-mm ANTHRA-ZINC flashings.

Firestone Building Products supplied its 24-gauge VR Classic Omega Panels with a two-coat, custom Kynar painted finish to match the zinc, and 24-gauge flashing to match the panels.

Additionally, Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing supplied its CCW-705 Moisture Barrier applied to metal panels installed over 2-inch Thermax Sheathing insulation from Dow Building Solutions.

Architect: HGA, Minneapolis

General contractor: Kraus Anderson, Minneapolis

Fabricator/installer: MG McGrath, Maplewood, Minn.

Insulation: Dow Building Solutions, Midland, Mich., www.building.dow.com

Louvers: Industrial Louvers, Delano, Minn., www.industriallouvers.com

Metal wall panels: Firestone Metal Products Inc., Anoka, Minn., www.firestonemetal.com

Moisture barrier: Carlisle Coatings & Waterproofing, Wylie, Texas, www. carlisleccw.com

Zinc: Umicore Building Products USA Inc., Raleigh, N.C., www.vmzinc-us.com