Case Studies

MHP Medical Center Relies on the Alerton Ascent Building Management System

Ranked three times in the Top 100 “Most Wired Hospitals in America” with the most advanced computer systems, according to Hospitals and Health Networks Magazine, Major Health Partners relies on state-of-the-art technology to provide quality care. The Alerton Ascent building management system they rely on helps MHP save close to $360,000 in energy costs annually.

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Hospital

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: Connecting Comfort, Care & Sustainability

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The St. Jude campus comprises 66 acres with more than 5-million-square-feet of building space, over half of which is dedicated to research; operating and maintaining these facilities is a daunting challenge.

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Lighting

Florida Campuses Use Cree LED Lighting for Energy Savings Plan

The university elected to go with Cree® VG Series LED parking structure luminaires. The VG Series is designed to deliver optimal, low-glare illumination with a revolutionary optical system. With the 10-year limited warranty, the VG Series eliminates the need for spot or group re-lamping.

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Classrooms

Full View Sectional Doors Create More Flexible and Dynamic School Classrooms

After successfully passing a bond issue in 2013, work quickly began on the nearly $8 million, 66,000 square-foot renovation and expansion project at Elysian K-8 School, which can now accommodate up to 480 students. Plans called for creating an innovative educational environment that would surpass any other in the region.

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Chiller

Anti-Microbial Option Reduces Risk of Legionnaires’ Disease in Chiller/Cooling Tower Applications

A new Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study involving 196 cooling towers nationwide found that 84 percent contained Legionella DNA, indicating that the dangerous bacteria that causes a severe, even fatal type of pneumonia were present or had been at some point. This means the real question is not ‘if there will be another outbreak’ but only ‘where and when’ it will occur.

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Glass

CNU Student Success Center Floored By Fire-rated Glass

When you step inside the Christopher Newport University (CNU) Student Success Center in Newport News, Virginia, it is nearly impossible to miss the stunning glass floor system overhead. Its circular shape draws the eye upward to the building’s distinctive dome, while transparent glass panels allow light to stream to the lower levels, adding depth and dimension to the optical environment.

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Hospital

Aircuity Helps Texas Children’s Hospital Meet Energy Efficiency Challenges

Texas Children’s Hospital is an internationally recognized full-care pediatric hospital located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston. Building upon Aircuity-designed energy savings achieved at the Feigin Center, Texas Children’s hospital designed Aircuity into a new state-of-the-art research facility – the 13-story, Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI) building.

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Design

A Smarter Design for Learning Environments

The German School in Washington D.C. required an expansion due to rising enrollment rates and the school’s desire to give graduates the competitive edge with experience with state-of-the-art science equipment and technology.

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Curtainwall

Specialty Steel Curtainwall Framing Sets Stage at High School Auditorium

Lecture halls often conjure up images of teachers, scribbling pens and ticking wall clocks – not students in dance shoes, theater costumes or choir robes. But at Trumbull High School, Trumbull, Connecticut, the latter might be more appropriate.

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Smoke Detectors

New Federal Courthouse Kept Safe with FFE’s Beam Smoke Detectors

To ensure optimum fire detection in its large atrium, the impressive new Los Angeles Federal Courthouse has installed four Fireray beam smoke detectors from FFE.

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