search

University of Mass Science Lab. Installation of Isokorb®.

News_University_of_Mass_470x260px_RGB_Newsseite.jpg
News_Schoeck_Thermal_Break_470x260px_RGB_Newsseite
News_DSCI2401_470x260px_RGB_Newsseite
To meet energy efficiency goals, Isokorb® thermal break elements were installed at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is near the final stages of construction on the Life Science Laboratory building.

While laboratories typically consume large amounts of energy and water, the UMass Life Science Building's design is intended to minimize their use and to recycle as much of both energy and water as possible.

The project design team conducted energy modeling on the building design to determine the most efficient building solutions. A number of energy-efficient systems and building envelope considerations, including Isokorb® thermal break element were implemented, and the team is estimating a saving of $300,000 a year in energy costs with the energy efficiency measures put in place.

Project Team:

Architect: Wilson Architects

Structural Engineer: RDK Engineers and Lim Consultants

Construction Contractor: Whiting-Turner

Read more about this project on the Schock-blog.