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 MOISTURE PERFORMANCE STUDY OF TYPICAL RESIDENTIAL WALL ASSEMBLlIES

MOISTURE PERFORMANCE STUDY OF TYPICAL RESIDENTIAL WALL ASSEMBLlIES

Study Summary Over the course of a one-year period, a moisture performance comparison study was conducted at an independent test facility. In the study, brick veneer wall assemblies were compared to seven wall assemblies constructed of popular siding materials.

Type: Case Study




Sustainable HVAC Systems Support Oregon Zoo

Sustainable HVAC Systems Support Oregon Zoo

Background The Oregon Zoo opened its new 15,000 sq ft Veterinary Medical Center in January 2012 following sixteen months of construction. The center includes a climate-controlled intensive care unit and provides medical care to all the zoo’s animals.

Type: Case Study




The Nature Conservancy’s Disney Wilderness Preserve

The Nature Conservancy’s Disney Wilderness Preserve

The Preserve is home to more than 1,000 species of plants and animals. The core of The Nature Conservancy’s Disney Wilderness Preserve is comprised of what was once an 8,500- acre cattle ranch situated at the head of the Greater Everglades watershed.

Type: Case Study




Energy-Efficient Apartments Choose Geothermal System

Energy-Efficient Apartments Choose Geothermal System

Background The Solaire apartments, located in Brighton, Colorado, just 20 minutes outside Denver, offer residents a variety of lifestyle choices. Incorporating renewable geothermal energy to heat and cool their apartments delivers energy cost savings while reducing demand on the city’s power grid.

Type: Case Study




.Wildlife Refuge Upgrades to FHP Geothermal HVAC System

.Wildlife Refuge Upgrades to FHP Geothermal HVAC System

Background Wildlife has always been an important part of Pennsylvania’s cultural heritage. For over a century, the Pennsylvania Game Commission has managed the Commonwealth’s wildlife resources.

Type: Case Study




Sussex County Emergency Operations Center Geothermal Upgrade/Retrofit

Sussex County Emergency Operations Center Geothermal Upgrade/Retrofit

Background Opened in 2008, the $13 million Sussex County Emergency Operations Center is an 18,000 sq. ft. facility that processes 911 and other emergency calls and links police, fire and country-state agencies. Built to withstand hurricane force winds, it contains about $4 million worth of electronics equipment.

Type: Case Study




Lady Bird Johnson NetZero Middle School, Irving Texas

Lady Bird Johnson NetZero Middle School, Irving Texas

Background Lady Bird Johnson Middle School in Irving, Texas utilizes a variety of sustainable technologies, including FHP geothermal heat pump systems, to significantly reduce energy consumption.

Type: Case Study




Kentlands Community Center Geothermal Upgrade

Kentlands Community Center Geothermal Upgrade

Background The Kentlands Community Center is a 9,000 sq ft, two-story building with a high glass ratio. The building’s 15-yearold air source cooling system with gas furnace heating had reached the end of its useful life.

Type: Case Study




SCHEELS Sporting Goods, Rochester MN

SCHEELS Sporting Goods, Rochester MN

Background In 1902, German immigrant Frederick A. Scheel used $300 he earned from his first potato harvest as the down payment on the first SCHEELS, a small hardware and general merchandise store in Sabin, Minnesota.

Type: Case Study




Tankless Hot Water Upgrade In Best Western Hotel

Tankless Hot Water Upgrade In Best Western Hotel

Background The owners of the Best Western Plus New Englander Hotel located in Woburn, Massachusetts, a suburb located about 10 miles north of Boston, decided to replace an old gasfired boiler and tank serving its 99-room hotel equipped with two commercial washing machines after the existing 500-gallon tank began leaking.

Type: Case Study




Condensing Tankless Water Heaters Retrofit in NYC Art School

Condensing Tankless Water Heaters Retrofit in NYC Art School

Background Established in 1947, New York’s School of Visual Arts (SVA) has been a leader in the education of artists, photographers, film producers, designers and creative professionals for more than six decades.

Type: Case Study




Retrofit With GB162 Cascade in NH Commercial Building

Retrofit With GB162 Cascade in NH Commercial Building

Background When Brian Lawrence, the owner of “The Beacon,” a 62,000 sq ft commercial building in Manchester New Hampshire experienced a leaking boiler in the basement, he contacted Arthur Harisades and Bob McQue of F.W. Webb in Nashua.

Type: Case Study




Saving Energy in Redmond School District, Redmond, OR

Saving Energy in Redmond School District, Redmond, OR

Background When the Redmond, Oregon School District was faced with the challenge of retrofitting the existing Redmond High School with an upgraded heating and cooling system, three Buderus SB745 commercial condensing gas boilers met the challenge.

Type: Case Study




Geothermal Heating & Cooling at Piquette Square Apartments

Geothermal Heating & Cooling at Piquette Square Apartments

Background Piquette Square is a 150-unit apartment project in Detroit built to house and care for homeless veterans. Piquette Square offers comprehensive support services to help the veterans develop self-sufficiency and reintegrate into the community.

Type: Case Study




Olympic National Park Hotel Reaches Out and Saves

Olympic National Park Hotel Reaches Out and Saves

Project Summary On a coastal strip of Olympic National Park in Forks, Washington, Kalaloch Lodge has worked to protect the surrounding ecosystem and reduce water and sewer costs by giving guests and employees a direct role in its water conservation efforts.

Type: Case Study




The Nature Conservancy’s Disney Wilderness Preserve

The Nature Conservancy’s Disney Wilderness Preserve

The Wilderness Preserve, an essential part of the Everglades ecosystem, was experiencing condenser leaks and frequent breakdowns with their five 20-yearold geothermal heat pumps. Symbiont Service Corp. of Englewood, FL replaced the old units with five new Bosch geothermal heat pumps.

Type: Case Study




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