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Kaiser Bishop Ranch, San Ramon:  ASHRAE, Golden Gate Chapter, Technology Award, Commercial Buildings Category, 2016
The Kaiser Permanente Medical Office Building in San Ramon at Bishop Ranch entailed a conversion of a three-story, 72,230 sf speculative office building to medical clinics, which included Acutherm LLC Therma-Fuser VAV Diffusers. The project was awarded a Technology Award for the Commercial Buildings Category, from the Golden Gate Chapter of ASHRAE. Source: Kaiser Bishop Ranch, San Ramon: ASHRAE, Golden Gate Chapter, Technology Award, Commercial Buildings Category, 2016Read Article →
World’s Coolest Offices of 2016, Inc. Magazine
Acutherm is honored to have provided Therma-Fuser Systems for Gensler's Oakland office, which has been named one of the “World’s Coolest Offices of 2016” by Inc. Magazine. #OfficeEnvy Source: World’s Coolest Offices of 2016, Inc. MagazineRead Article →
415 N. Mathilda (Clover): Structures Awards 2015: Green Project of the Year
Silicon Valley Business Journal Structures Awards 2015. 415 N. Mathilda (Clover) receives Gren Project of the Year Award. Therma-Fuser Systems specified on this net-zero project. Source: 415 N. Mathilda (Clover): Structures Awards 2015: Green Project of the YearRead Article →
1400 Page Mill: Structures Awards 2016: Green Project of the Year
Silicon Valley Business Journal Annual Structures Awards 2016. 1400 Page Mill receives Green Project Award. Therma-Fuser™ Systems specified on this net-zero project. Source: 1400 Page Mill: Structures Awards 2016: Green Project of the YearRead Article →
StopWaste:  Energy Modeling for Sustainability 
GreenSource Magazine. In the design of StopWaste, Integral Group used energy modeling to simulate mechanical systems. Source: StopWaste: Energy Modeling for Sustainability Read Article →
StopWaste: Therma-Fuser VAV Critical to LEED credits 
ASHRAE Journal. StopWaste received a total project score of 54, all ten credits for optimizing energy performance and a LEED Platinum certification. Software energy modeling shows that the building outperforms Title 24-2005, California’s stringent energy code, by 47%. “Occupants’ comfort, energy-efficiency AND an affordable system – we wanted all three and were able to get them. Getting a LEED Platinum rating is icing on the cake,” said Wendy Sommers, Executive Director, StopWaste Source: StopWaste: Therma-Fuser VAV Critical to LEED credits Read Article →
StopWaste:  Therma-Fuser VAV Critical to LEED Platinum
Engineered Systems Magazine. The use of Therma-Fuser diffusers, combined with the elimination of reheat, through the use of high-efficiency windows, met the client’s demands for tight, zoned control and resulted in significant budget savings. Source: StopWaste: Therma-Fuser VAV Critical to LEED PlatinumRead Article →
Prescribing VAV Diffusers: Pfizer Global Research and Development (PGRD)
Engineered Systems Maagazine. The patient: a major pharmaceutical client. The symptoms: industry specific needs, such as ensure privacy during drug trials and constantly changing work groups. Preferences: varied, ranging from energy efficiency to individual temperature control. Diagnosis: work to understand the environments in play, test different options, find the most effective solution. Prognosis for long-term comfort: very good. Source: Prescribing VAV Diffusers: Pfizer Global Research and Development (PGRD)Read Article →
Adobe Earns Third Platinum
ASHRAE Journal announces Adobe Systems becoming the first commercial enterprise to achieve three Platinum certifications under the U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Source: Adobe Earns Third PlatinumRead Article →
Development New York: Cosentini Associates
 This article, written by Development New York, highlights exceptional engineering work by Cosentini Associates. Many projects noted in the article were specified with Therma-Fuser VAV Systems, including JP Morgan Chase, Societe Generale, Ziff Davis Headquarters, Museum of Jewish Heritage - New York, Bellevue Hospital, Disney Feature Animation Studio, NASDAQ, and Baruch College. Source: Development New York: Cosentini AssociatesRead Article →
Kaiser Geary ASHRAE Technology Award
Kaiser Permanente's Geary Medical Office Building in San Francisco, CA, is recognized for it innovative air-distribution system made up of Acutherm's Therma-Fuser VAV System. Source: Kaiser Geary ASHRAE Technology AwardRead Article →
Source: Tenant Comfort and Confirmed 20% Lower HVAC Maintenance Costs- A Developer's DreamRead Article →