Right in our backyard, finally, another building using ICD's products wins a green award. Winner of the USGlass Magazine Green Design Awards; this beautiful building is full of green design.
From USGlass Magazine:
Architect: THA Architecture Inc. in Portland, Ore. Glazing contractor: Toro Aluminum Ltd. in Portland, Ore.
Supplier(s): Guardian Glass in Auburn Hills, Mich.; Protemp Glass Inc. in Con- cord, Ontario How Glass Makes It Green: The com- munity-focused apartment building features community indoor and out- door spaces, a green-roof and conven- ient interior recycling collection—as well as high-performance glass to re- duce solar heat gain and provide a neu- tral appearance. Additional sustainable elements include energy-efficient speed chillers and fan coil units for heating and cooling. Overall energy savings are approximately 20 percent better than code, saving $42,000 a year in energy costs.