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CSU Stanislaus Student Center Renovation & Expansion - Turlock, California

Posted: March 23, 2023 | Projects

This 73,500-square-foot renovation and expansion project transformed the former student union building at Cal State Stanislaus into a modern facility with conference rooms, multi-use rooms, and an event center. Each conference room features a variety of room setups and cutting-edge technology. Located in the center of the campus and serving as the hub of student life, this new Student Center provides a safe space for students to engage and learn.

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Crozet Western Albemarle Library - Crozet, Virginia

Posted: March 15, 2023 | Projects

This 23,199 square-foot public library is certified LEED® Silver as the result of its focus on minimizing environmental impact.  It received points for water efficiency, energy optimization, indoor environmental quality, and the use of recycled conent, regional materials and certified wood. The space was constructed to house over 75,000 books. In addition to having specific reading spaces for separate age groups and having advanced technology center availability, the entire lower level of the library serves as a storefront for new business.

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Sustainable and Energy Efficient - The Net Zero Home

Sustainable and Energy Efficient - The Net Zero Home

Posted: March 10, 2023 | Projects

Piscataway, New Jersey will now and forever be known as the home of a unique residential net zero energy structure appropriately named “The Net Zero Home”. Designed and built as a pilot project by Suntuity Home (in partnership with Square Center LLC Architecture and Design and Englert Inc.), this sprawling nearly 6,000-square foot, state-of-the-art home was built solely with sustainability, energy efficiency, and comfort in mind.

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Miami Township Fire Department Station No. 69 - Cleves, Ohio

Posted: March 8, 2023 | Projects

This new 17,000-square-foot fire station includes three apparatus bays, two mezzanines, six bunk rooms, a large training room, hose tower, and training facilities. The training facilities, located in and adjacent to the apparatus bay, include a wall for rappelling, a manhole in one of the mezzanines for simulating confined spaces, a balcony and window in the hose tower for practicing rescues, and hoist rings in the hose tower for rappelling practice. The large training room doubles as a community meeting room and a voting station during elections. The exterior of the building was designed to have a more residential scale and appearance while still retaining qualities of a civic building. This was achieved through the use of gabled roofs with standing seam metal roofing, dormers on the apparatus bays, face brick and cast stone.

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Mountain Ridge Metals - Millersburg, Pennsylvania

Posted: February 28, 2023 | Projects

This 100,000-square-foot pre-engineered building includes an attached 10,000-square foot conventional steel frame office appendage. The office space provides beautiful views of both the plant operations and the mountain ridge after which the company was named. The facility was uniquely designed from a mechanical, electrical, and plumbing perspective. The plant's aluminum extrusion equipment generates enough waste heat through the process to eliminate the need for much additional heat. In the summer, the mechanical system is designed to create a vortex within the space, which exhausts heat from the top and brings in cooler air at the bottom. Both of these aspects drive down the ongoing operational costs significantly for Mountain Ridge Metals. Natural gas was unavailable at the new site, so a propane tank farm was created to serve the new machinery and the rest of the plant’s needs. 

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