Describes a variety of strategies for achieving low EUI for the ZE-ready Pell School in Rhode Island.
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Despite the humid climate and lack of financial incentives, the American South is a hotbed of zero energy school construction.
As environmentally friendly features become a mainstay of commercial property, learn what it takes to excel at selling and leasing green space.
"IPD is a powerful concept but makes most sense when a high degree of collaboration is wanted, when the project’s importance will capture the attention of the prime firms’ leaders and when the Owner is a capable leader of project delivery processes."
"An integrated design process includes the active and continuing participation of users and community members, code officials, building technologists, contractors, cost consultants, civil engineers, mechanical and electrical engineers, structural engineers, specifications specialists, and consultants from many specialized fields. The best buildings result from continual, organized collaboration among all players throughout the building's life cycle."
"This year’s winning projects act as revolutionary models for a variety of challenging building types."
"Appropriate use of thermal mass can make a big difference to comfort and heating and cooling bills."
Interior thermal mass can sometimes help lower energy costs — but in cold climates, it’s won’t help much.
"This principle can be utilized with heat storage if the melting point of the phase-change material is about room temperature."
This paper assesses the opportunities of utilizing Phase Change Materials (PCMs) in building enclosure systems to improve energy performance and thermal comfort in buildings.