Chicago Architecture and Urbanism Practice Installs VRF System to Heat and Cool New Space

Chicago Architecture and Urbanism Practice Installs VRF System to Heat and Cool New Space

The new 21,000-square-foot Chicago office for Studio Gang is now cooled and heated by a Hyper-Heating INVERTER® (H2i®) Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) system from Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating (Mitsubishi Electric).

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating


Aging building gets new energy efficient life

Aging building gets new energy efficient life

Massachusetts project converts school into 12 high-performance apartments that capitalizes on solar water heating technology.

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Quantifying the financial benefits of multifamily retrofits

Quantifying the financial benefits of multifamily retrofits

There are nearly half a million multifamily units in Chicago. More than 60% of low-income individuals living in multifamily buildings in Chicago reside in buildings that are more than 75 years old. This situation presents significant potential for energy savings.

Type: Case Study




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VRF system brings efficiency to historic building

VRF system brings efficiency to historic building

Mackie Building poses challenges for installation of LG solution

Colleges, universities providing lessons on green, sustainable building

Colleges, universities providing lessons on green, sustainable building

Higher education taking lead in educating people about value of high-performance construction

Study: Aerosol-based duct sealing superior to traditional sealing methods

Study: Aerosol-based duct sealing superior to traditional sealing methods

Approach particularly beneficial when access to ductwork limited

Letting nature shine: Earth Hour goes lights out for climate change

Letting nature shine: Earth Hour goes lights out for climate change

Movement includes 7,000 cities across more than 180 countries

Building green boosts efficiency, financial benefits

Building green boosts efficiency, financial benefits

Approach quickly becoming standard for facilitiy construction

'Wonkavator' no longer movie magic

'Wonkavator' no longer movie magic

thyssenkrupp's MULTI elevator system helps buildings overcome challenges of global urbanization, improve efficiency

Haier advances take IAQ to higher level

Haier advances take IAQ to higher level

Self-cleaning technology, automation remove contaminants, extend life of HVAC units




New solution uses fresh air to boost IAQ

New solution uses fresh air to boost IAQ

FreshAire PTAC focuses on multifamily, lodging, commercial spaces




Smart building platforms becoming smarter

Smart building platforms becoming smarter

Ventacity Systems technology helps commercial users optimize efficiency, create healthy environment




Sensei teaches the art of easy serviceability

Sensei teaches the art of easy serviceability

All unit components designed to be removed in less than 10 minutes




Solution spotlights efficiency, serviceability

Solution spotlights efficiency, serviceability

Rooftop unit helps lead Rheem's commercial line expansion




Climate Control systems offer efficiencies for residential, commercial applications

Climate Control systems offer efficiencies for residential, commercial applications

Solution design focuses on positive up-front, back-end financial impact




Wind-Free solution brings added comfort, efficiency to HVAC market

Wind-Free solution brings added comfort, efficiency to HVAC market

Samsung anticipates technology to be game-changer




Demand, research drive ERV, HRV development

Demand, research drive ERV, HRV development

Improving efficiency, occupant comfort key as building envelopes tighten




'Smart scrubber' provides innovative way to clean air, boost IAQ

'Smart scrubber' provides innovative way to clean air, boost IAQ

Solution reduces load reduction, spurs energy savings




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