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July 17, 2012
Kraus-Anderson tackles construction upgrades for River Falls School District
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (July 2012) – Kraus-Anderson Construction Company (KA), one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest commercial general contractors and construction managers, has begun construction and deferred maintenance upgrades on several buildings for the River Falls (Wisconsin) School District. The architect is ATS&R Architects. The projects will be completed prior to the start of school this fall.
At Rocky Branch Elementary School KA will perform mechanical, electrical and maintenance upgrades to 57,000 square feet of the property, and will construct a new secure entrance. At River Falls High School upgrades include a new energy management system, and a new secure entrance and security system. KA will also install an emergency generator at the district office, construct an addition to the bus garage and remodel the garage’s break room.
KA continues to lead the field of regional K-12 construction projects and is currently ranked 19th in the nation in the construction of K-12 facilities by Building Design and Construction magazine. The company also remains the top construction manager of education facilities in the region, having completed over 180 K-12 projects totaling over $620 million in the past five years. Ranked consistently among the top Green Contractors in the U.S. by Engineering News Record, the company has also been leading the charge in sustainable design and construction for the last 20 years. KA has been involved in dozens LEED projects, including six K-12 facilities as well as the first LEED-certified project in Minnesota.
Established in 1897, Kraus-Anderson® Construction Company (www.www.krausanderson.com) is one of the nation’s premier commercial general contractors and construction managers. The company has been ranked consistently among the top Green Contractors in the U.S. by Engineering News Record and has been leading the charge in sustainable design and construction for the last 20 years. Kraus-Anderson, an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn. and has regional offices in Phoenix, Ariz., Madison, Wis., Minot, N.D., and Duluth and Bemidji, Minn.