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ASPIRATIONS VS. REALITY: FACADE CASE STUDIES IN TACOMA + FAIRBANKS


CASE STUDY 1 CENTER FOR URBAN WATERS TACOMA

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FACADE GOALS • LEED PLATINUM • 2030 CHALLENGE: 60% REDUCTION • CLIMATE RESPONSIVE FACADE • “SUSTAINABLE BILLBOARD” • MAXIMIZE VIEWS TO SW + CONTROL HEAT GAIN / GLARE

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SITE PLAN + CONSTRAINTS

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SITE STRATEGY

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SOUTHWEST FACADE

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SOUTHWEST WALL SECTION

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ENERGY USE: MODELED VS. ACTUAL MODELED ENERGY USE: 82 kBtu/sf/yr ACTUAL ENERGY USE: 86 kBtu/sf/yr GAS: WATER HEATING ELECTRICITY: REMAINING ENERGY USES O[

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POST OCCUPANCY EVALUATION: LIGHTING Lighting How satisfied are you with the amount of light in your workspace?

How satisfied are you with the visual comfort of the lighting (e.g., glare, reflections, contrast)?

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POST OCCUPANCY EVALUATION: THERMAL COMFORT Thermal Comfort Thermal Comfort

How satisfied are you with the temperature in your workspace?

Overall, does your thermal comfort in your workspace enhance or interfere with your ability to get your job done?

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POST OCCUPANCY EVALUATION: BUILDING FEATURES Building Features Considering energy use, how efficiently is this building performing in your opinion?

Exterior shades

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POST OCCUPANCY FACADE CHANGES • UPPER OPERABLE WINDOWS: CHANGE ABRUPT TO GRADUAL BMS CONTROL • LEVEL 1 WINDOWS: ADD INTERIOR BLINDS FOR GLARE CONTROL

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CASE STUDY 2 STUDENT DINING EXPANSION FAIRBANKS

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FACADE GOALS • 2030 CHALLENGE: 60% REDUCTION • AIR TIGHT ENVELOPE • MEASURE PERFORMANCE: COLD CLIMATE RESEARCH CENTER • HIGHEST PERFORMING CURTAIN WALL IN NORTH AMERICA • COMFORT NEAR THE WINDOW IN SUB-ARCTIC CLIMATE

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SUB-ARCTIC CLIMATE

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SUB-ARCTIC CLIMATE: INSIDE-OUTSIDE CONNECTION

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SUB-ARCTIC CLIMATE: LOW SUN ANGLE

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CURTAIN WALL SECTION AND DETAIL

PATENT FOR CURTAIN WALL SYSTEM US 8413403 B2

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VACUUM INSULATED PANEL (VIP)

ALUMINIZED MULTILAYER BARRIER TO CONTAIN VACUUM AND PROVIDE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION CORE BAG PRESSED FUMED SILICA CORE

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VACUUM INSULATED PANEL (VIP): MODELED INSULATION COMPARISON NOMINAL R-VALUE Vacuum Insulated Panel (VIP)

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INSULATION LOCATION INBOARD VS. IN PLANE OF GLASS

R-VALUE

Extruded Polystyrene (XPS)

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VACUUM INSULATED PANEL (VIP): MOCK-UP VIEW FROM OUTSIDE

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VIEW FROM INSIDE

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MEASURING FACADE PERFORMANCE: MULTIPLE DATA POINTS WITHIN ADJACENT FACADE ASSEMBLIES

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MEASURING FACADE PERFORMANCE CLIENT SITTING AT THE WINDOW

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Aspirations vs Reality: Analysis of Built Projects presentation  
Aspirations vs Reality: Analysis of Built Projects presentation  

Aspirations vs Reality: Analysis of Built Projects presentation by Devin Kleiner, Perkins+Will, Facades+AM conference Seattle 2015