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.

Type: Case Study




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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Grass not the only thing green in modern stadiums

Grass not the only thing green in modern stadiums

Baseball and other sporting venues are increasingly looking to sustainable building practices to cut costs and appeal to green-minded fans.

Push to combat high energy bills helping boost residential insulation market

Push to combat high energy bills helping boost residential insulation market

Research expects market value to surpass $36 billion by 2024

Building systems show to highlight growth of modular construction industry

Building systems show to highlight growth of modular construction industry

Fall event to focus on environmental friendliness, other benefits of up-and-coming construction technique.

The case for making green building improvements

The case for making green building improvements

New WorldGBC report urges businesses to capitalize on economic benefits, improved occupant satisfaction

Green-building certifications on rise in major international markets

Green-building certifications on rise in major international markets

Canadian markets top inaugural International Green Building Adoption Index, reporting highest percentage of green office space

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




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