Renovations/Retrofits

Twice the Size and Half the Footprint

By Craig Cook
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The performance of a renovated house in Virginia dwarfs its predecessor, despite adding space to meet the owner’s needs.
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Pioneering a Platinum Interior

By Derrick Teal
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Achieving LEED-CI certification has many benefits for HKS’ Dallas headquarters, but as a pilot project for v4, the road to fulfilling the goal had some bumps.
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Using Glass to Help Foster Collaboration, Connectivity

By Jesse Servol
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The synchronized sliding glass door system at Gensler’s Newport Beach office results in bright, wide-open spaces with expansive views.
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‘Building within a Building’ for Savings

By Derrick Teal
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A Colorado project team makes effective use of a site to deliver energy and cost savings to an existing affordable multifamily housing project.
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Providing Building Health to Healthcare Buildings

By David Warden
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A healthcare company in the Pennsylvania/New Jersey "pharma corridor" adds high thermal performance to its new headquarters to meet LEED requirements.
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Saving "Green" By Going Green

Case study courtesy of Aquatherm
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A Detroit high school installs 21st-century piping in direct-bury heat pump application.
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The Drive Toward Energy Efficiency

By Jeff Gatzow
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Cultural institutions, like the National Corvette Museum, are achieving energy efficiency goals through retrofits and pioneering use of new technologies, such as energy-efficient lighting upgrades.
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Arena Stage Engineered for Strength

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The Arena Stage is believed to have the tallest free-standing timber-backed façade in the world. Installation for the unique, geometrically complex structure took all involved into uncharted territory; but the team was prepared.
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A 105-Year-Old Building Becomes a Top Performer

A Nashville building is a historic icon for the city while also attaining the highest-rated LEED Core & Shell certification in the world.
By Mike Leonard, AIA, CSI, LEED AP BD+C
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The Bridge Building was built on the east bank of downtown Nashville’s Cumberland River in 1908. Today, it is the world’s highest-rated LEED Platinum Core & Shell building.
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High-Performance High

By Demba Ndiaye, PhD and Raj Setty, PE, CxA, LEED AP
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America's first predominantly African-American public high school reopened its doors after it underwent a $122 million complete re-engineer and redesign, and earned a LEED for Schools Platinum certification.


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