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100 South
100 South 5th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
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Fifth Street Towers, winner of the 2009 BOMA International Office Building of the Year (TOBY) Award and ENERGY STAR certified six consecutive years, is a 1-million-square-foot, two-tower Class A office complex located in downtown Minneapolis


The 25-story "100 Tower" features distinctive architecture, including a horizontal glass and aggregate panel curtain wall, green neon rings adorning the top of the tower, and outdoor balconies. The building is served by a four-level underground parking ramp accommodating 260 vehicles.


Fifth Street Towers offers the most comprehensive amenity package in the market, including a fully-equipped, staffed conference center featuring four separate rooms, full-time staffed fitness center with fully appointed locker rooms, on-site security and building management, free Wi Fi, gourmet coffee, deli, valet car wash, ATM, mail center, and sundry.


Fifth Street Towers actively participates in EPA's ENERGY STAR program and earned the ENERGY STAR for superior energy performance for consecutive years since joining the program in 2004. Significant factors contributing to the continued improvement include:

 

-- A variable frequency drive (VFD) was installed on a 150-HP motor serving the core water pump, and 14 water flow control valves were installed. As a result, peak demand usage was reduced by 90 KW annually. 

 

-- A total of four VFDs were installed on two 20-HP cooling tower fan motors and two 10-HP cooling tower fan motors (controlling a total of six fans). Peak demand usage was reduced by 14 KW annually as a result of this work. 

 

-- Saturday HVAC service, which was supplied by default on Saturday mornings, was modified to operate by request only, reducing the annual electrical consumption by 327,500 Kwh.

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Please note: Narrative information in this profile has been provided by Fifth Street Owner, LLC or a representative of this facility. Other building information was verified and submitted to EPA at the time of application. Building energy performance, operating characteristics, and ownership/management may be subject to change over time.

Building Owner:*
Fifth Street Owner, LLC

Property Manager:*
Fifth Street Owner, LLC

Year(s) Labeled (Rating):
2004 (80)
2005 (81)
2006 (92)
2007 (90)
2008 (90)
2009 (87)
2010 (87)
2011 (89)

Facility Type: Office

Total Floorspace: 434345.01 sf

Year Constructed: 1984

Contract Type: None

Technologies Used:
   Stage 1-Recommissioning
   Stage 2-Lighting
   Stage 3-Load Reductions
   Stage 4-Fan Systems
   Stage 5-Heating and Cooling Plant
   Other Technologies/Strategies

For More Info:
Hal Kordovsky
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612.313.7426
hkordovsky@carterusa.com