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Dallas Fire Station #42

Dallas, TX, USA
Dallas Fire Station #42
Dallas, TX, USA
Public Safety & Judicial
Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Energy Services, Life Safety and Fire Protection
Project Size

8,200 square feet


Certified LEED v2.2 NC Gold, 2010


The one-story replacement fire station houses two full apparatus bays and two half bays, a public lobby, watch room, full commercial-style kitchen, fitness room, three four-man dormitories, and four unisex fire fighter restrooms with individual showers. The facility also includes living quarters and office areas for the station’s shift captain, lieutenant and battalion chief.


TLC provided energy modeling services that reinforced the design decisions affecting the building’s overall energy consumption. The building is 26% more energy-efficient than an ASHRAE 90.1 baseline building, contributing to the fire station attaining LEED Gold certification. Sustainable features of include a variable refrigerant volume split-system heat pumps, energy recovery ventilation, and low power density lighting with occupancy sensors.