The University of Vermont
FFF worked with campus officials and the student-led rescue squad to design a new emergency services rescue facility at the University of Vermont.
The new facility includes two heated ambulance bays, overnight sleeping quarters for up to eight people, bathrooms with showers, spaces for offices and studying, a fitness area, a laundry room, multiple storage spaces, a full kitchen, and common living and training areas for volunteers.
All areas are equipped with a public address system used by UVM Police to dispatch crews. The facility operates 24/7 as an Advanced EMT provider for Vermont EMS District 3. The station answers close to 2,000 calls annually.
The facility includes several green features including an especially tight building envelope, all LED lighting, and environmentally friendly finishes. Pending the installation of rooftop solar panels, the building is on target for LEED Platinum certification.