McCain Cold Storage Facility

This project was 40,000 square foot coldstorage facility for a major food processor. The structure is a steel framed building with an eave height of 50 feet. The steel frame also includes a mechanical penthouse in the center of the building which is an additional 15 feet high. The steel frame is separated from the foundation by isolation blocks to prevent frost penetration. The floor slab is constructed on a sub base consisting of high density insulation on a “mud slab”. In floor heating is provided under the mud slab to prevent permanent frost penetration below the foundation. The building also houses a two storey office section and a forklift maintenance area.

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