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Westside School, Seattle

Hillcrest Presbyterian Church in Seattle found itself in an awkward position. Its congregation had decreased, but remained in a large well-loved, but inefficient facility. At the same time, Westside School was about to lose its lease. A plan was born: the church would co-locate with another church and Westside would reinvent the facility as a school.

Henry County Public Schools, KY

Henry County Public Schools sought and found an alternative funding method: a guaranteed energy savings contract (or performance contract) as a funding mechanism for school improvements.

Sherman Fairchild Laboratory: Cambridge, MA

Harvard University chose to breathe new life into the existing Sherman Fairchild Biochemistry Building as a case study to develop the laboratory of the future within an existing building.

UC Davis Health and Wellness Center: Davis, CA

The daylight-filled three-story UC Davis Health and Wellness Center offers physical and mental health services from dermatology to stress reduction strategies for the campus’ 30,000 students.

Chandler City Hall: Chandler, AZ

A splashing outdoor water feature might seem like a frivolous luxury in a desert community like the Phoenix suburb of Chandler, Ariz. But Chandler City Hall’s courtyard waterfall ...

McCormick Distribution Center: Belcamp, MD

When McCormick & Company wanted to reduce its environmental impact and energy bills, the facility team sought to improve the energy efficiency of its distribution center in Belcamp, Md.

HVAC Controller

  The RedLINK wireless controller from Mitsubishi Electric provides zoning and temperature control capabilities for the company's lines of commercial and residential split-ductless or ducted cooling and heating systems. RedLINK uses radio waves rather than infrared, extending its range and…

Bethke Elementary: Timnath, CO

Colorado's Poudre School District reduces energy use as well as construction costs and time by using a prototype design that is progressively improved ...

The Terry Thomas: Seattle, WA

This Seattle commercial office building relies on passive strategies for cooling. Advanced building simulation tools allowed the building team to ...

Burns & McDonnell: Kansas City, MO

Plenty of barriers can derail sustainability efforts that involve a tenant, building manager and owner. But the building team at Burns & McDonnell's World Headquarters ...

EPA Region 8 Headquarters: Denver, CO

This building harnesses the natural resources of Denver's climate. The nine-story atrium provides daylight to the lobby and internal offices, while parabolic sails ...

Golden Hill Office Center: Lakewood, CO

Golden Hill Office Center is a 1980s building that outperformed conventionally designed office buildings of the era with respect to energy use. Twenty-eight years later, Golden Hill continues to outperform the majority of contemporary office buildings. In fact, the original systems still work so well that Golden Hill was awarded a 99 ENERGY STAR rating in 2010.