July 20, 2011
Tucker High School wins 2011 PCI Design Award
Tucker High School was recently awarded a 2011 PCI Design Award for Best School (K-12). The design team utilized a total precast concrete building solution on this 1,800 student multi-level high school. The school boasts precast floor and roof systems, as well as thermal efficient walls with integral architectural finishes. Located on a tight site with a limited staging area, the 210,00 sq. ft. precast shell was erected in 52 days.
July 19, 2011
Riverfront Professsionals Medical Office Building is awarded LEED Gold status
The Riverfront Professionals Medical Office Building, located near the Tennesse River, was recently awarded LEED Gold status. The three-story 32,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility utilizes an all precast concrete building frame, including thermal efficient precast walls, columns, beams and a double tee floor and roof system. In addition to the precast wall system, the building envelope incorporates insulated metal panels and curtainwall glazing. With the construction of 140 solar panels on the precast concrete roof, the office building boasts once of the largest solar energy systems within Tennessee. In addition, sun shades were used to deflect sunlight during hot months. A white reflective roof that collects rainwater provides irrigation of other areas also contributing to the sustainable nature of this office building.
July 15, 2011
AdvancED is awarded LEED Gold status
AdvancED Worldwide Headquarters was recently awarded LEED Gold status by the U.S. Green Building Council. The 60,000 office sq. ft. worldwide corporate office building in Alpharetta, Georgia is manufactured with CarbonCast High Performance Insulated Wall Panels contributing to energy and cost savings without compromising aesthetics. The C-GRID wall panels enable edge-to-edge continuous insulation for a thermally-efficient building envelope. In addition, the wall panels also incorporate recycled materials and are strategically positioned towards the sun to achieve extraordinary levels of energy efficiency.