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The goal of 'Whole Building' Design is to create a successful high-performance building by applying an integrated design and team approach to the project during the planning and programming phases.
The headquarters features innovative building materials from the Saint-Gobain family of companies, including glazing, roofing, insulation, gypsum wallboard, and acoustical ceilings and wall panels, and serves as a living laboratory so employees can evaluate products while making improvements.
Nearly every town or city bordering a body of water has an industrial, commercial, recreational, or residential district called the Waterfront. And the structures along it provide the critical link between terrestrial humans and open waters.
Much progress has been made on improving building energy efficiency over the past decades by focusing on the efficiency of individual building components (i.e., appliances and equipment) and, more recently, the efficiency of the building as a whole.
The Clinic/Health Unit space types are facilities where outpatient ambulatory health services are provided. Support and sub-space types, such as office spaces, private toilets, and filing and storage areas are included.