09 Aug '11, 6pm

Our 2011 COTE award-winner LOTT project in latest @ecostructure #sustainability @AWRAHQ

Our 2011 COTE award-winner LOTT project in latest @ecostructure #sustainability @AWRAHQ

Residents at Cherokee Studios in Los Angeles enliven the streetscape and regulate their environment through a series of occupant-controlled perforated-metal-panel screens. Designed by Brooks + Scarpa, the project’s metal screens offer passive ventilation, privacy, and shade. Additional passive features such as building orientation, solar-ventilation chimneys, operable windows, and a private courtyard work together to make the building nearly 50 percent more energy efficient than similar conventional structures. A variable refrigerant flow system moves heat and cooling from one part of the building to another to meet demand, while the insulated building envelope, low-E windows, high-efficiency lighting, and occupancy sensors also minimize energy consumption in the building. The roof includes a 30,000-kilowatt solar PV system; as a result, tenants pay 30 to 40 percent less i...

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