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- New Energy Saving Calculator for Airtight Building Design
The Air Barrier Association of America (ABBA), in conjunction with Oak Ridge National Laboratories (ORNL) and the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) have developed a web based energy saving calculator for building airtightness. This valuable new resource will help the building industry quantify energy savings based on the use of air barriers that increase the airtightness of buildings. We all know that uncontrolled heat, air, and moisture transfer through a building envelope has a significant impact on energy usage. The post New Energy Saving Calculator for Airtight Building Design appeared first on ARCHITRENDS. […]
- Using Design to Address Sea-Level Rise
People love being near the water — beach front homes, offices on the Bayfront, cultural and entertainment centers on an ocean or lakeside. The water’s edge is always alluring. In fact, 40% of today’s U. The post Using Design to Address Sea-Level Rise appeared first on ARCHITRENDS. […]
- Tallest Tower West of Chicago Topped Off in San Francisco
The 1,070-foot-tall, $1.1 billion Salesforce Tower was topped off in San Francisco last month making it the tallest skyscraper in the West, eclipsing the city’s Transamerica Pyramid. It also tops the charts as the most expensive building ever constructed in this City-by-the-Bay “with little cable cars climbing halfway to the stars…”Salesforce, the enterprise giant, will pay close to $560 million over 15 years for the naming rights in this landmark real estate transaction. The post Tallest Tower West of Chicago Topped Off in San Francisco appeared first on ARCHITRENDS. […]