Five Ways to Right-Size Energy Efficiency in Cleanrooms

22 Jul 2014 by

Energy efficiency has become a priority in architectural design; and as a result, energy consumption has reduced astronomically for academic and office buildings. Yet, high performance facilities are lagging behind. The question is – why? Simply put – cleanrooms are energy hogs. The amount of energy required to run high-performance facilities is an order of […]

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One Hundred Years of Vibration Isolation

21 Jul 2014 by

We recently completed a comprehensive series of renovations for the Mid-Campus Complex at the University of Pittsburgh. In my research into the history of the Mid-Campus Complex, I came across one of the original press releases for the opening of Allen Hall, one of the five buildings we worked on as part of our project. […]

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University of Massachusetts Amherst Life Science Laboratories

2014 Brick in Architecture Awards

07 Jul 2014 by

From the Brick Industry Association: “The Brick Industry Association (BIA) has honored the best in brick design across North America. Selected by an independent panel of judges, the 2014 Brick in Architecture Awards spiked this year with more than 150 entries. Established in 1989, the 40 winners in this 25th anniversary year span 22 states […]

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