Shakes That Don’t Burn
Polymer shake roofing tiles retain the historical cedar-shake look of the Fleur du Lac yacht club and boathouse.
Insulation Chills Cold-Storage Facility
ACH Foam panels keep the floor, walls, and roof cool for a Wisconsin cranberry business.
3-D Façade Uses Movable Mesh Panels
Swiss university encourages iconic architecture and benefits from solar protection.
Building-Management Lessons From Data Centers
Optimizing facility energy use isn’t limited to large, cavernous buildings.
By Kevin Callahan, Alerton
Although the humongous data centers operated by Internet titans such as Facebook seem to have little in common with other commercial facilities, they offer valuable lessons in effectively using building-management systems (BMS).
- Lighting Improves Hotel Aesthetics, Safety, Security
Extended Stay America invests in lighting upgrades for all 629 properties.
- More Sauce, Less Electricity
- Retrofit Cuts Operating Costs By 85%