Madison Fire Department Fire Station No 12
Madison Fire Department Fire Station No. 12

Natural Lighting in Fire Stations Can Improve Firefighter Health, Productivity

Madison (Wis.) Fire Department Fire Station No. 12 has many attributes that deserve recognition. Not only was it the first LEED Platinum–certified fire station in Wisconsin, but it also has a large quantity of natural lighting designed into the station.

While there were economic benefits to the addition of natural lighting, the city also considered the health befefits for firefighters, said Jim Whitney, an architect with the city.

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