Architect: SGS Architects Engineers, Inc.
Award: ABC Cumberland Valley Excellence 2013
Certification: USGBS LEED Silver
This new $6.4 million facility houses both Vigilant Hose Co. No. 1 and Shippensburg Area EMS. The facility exterior is comprised of brick and splitface CMU with precast concrete. Interior features include living quarters, 10 total bays (5 for each company), offices, hose tower, shower rooms, locker rooms, and museum featuring artifacts from the last 170 years. Green items include a 10,000 gallon rainwater collection tank used to fill tanker trucks and wash equipment, low flow plumbing, occupancy sensors for lighting, local materials with recycled content, and low VOC products.