Content related to ‘LEED’

Motorized Shades Reflect Well On LEED Gold HQ


Intelligent motor controls and best-in-class RB 500 motorized roller shades helped shape the look of the Hub Group’s new headquarters, located in the Chicago suburb of Oak Brook, IL.

Chicago’s Merchandise Mart To Install Distributed Energy Storage Technology


Chicago’s iconic Merchandise Mart, one of the world’s largest commercial buildings and wholesale design centers, will install Johnson Controls’ distributed energy storage technology.

Facility Executive | September/October 2015 Issue


This issue takes a comprehensive look at sustainable facilities, including green cleaning, water management, LEED certification, and energy efficiency. Plus, wireless technology and security.

Facility Retrofit: Heat And Glare Control

The atrium lobby provides natural daylight into the hotel’s central space. (Photo: Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza River North)

Located atop the Chicago Sun-Times building and prominent along the Chicago River, this hospitality venue needed to reduce the solar heat impacting inside temperatures, while keeping visual appeal a top priority.

Higher Education Case Study: Campus Capstone

The central atrium in Johnson Center not only provides natural daylight to occupants, but also creates a generous space for interaction.

At North Park University in Chicago, a 20 year master plan is capped with an efficient and essential facility.