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Facades+ features UW NanoES building with finishing by Linetec

October 15, 2018

Photos by Aaron Leitz Photography, courtesy of ZGF
Photos by Aaron Leitz Photography, courtesy of ZGF

The University of Washington’s recently opened Nano Engineering and Sciences Building (UW NanoES) provides modern performance and visual continuity with the adjacent Molecular Engineering and Sciences Building (MolES). Demonstrating its energy-efficiency and daylight-focused design, the project is pursuing LEED®Silver certification through the U.S. Green Building Council.

The Seattle offices of Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects LLP (ZGF) designed the MolES building and sought to achieve the same aesthetic for the NanoES building. However, new, higher performance requirements in local building and energy codes meant that upgraded curtainwall and window systems were needed for the NanoES building.

UW NanoES

Meeting the project’s specified performance, unified appearance and durability, Linetec provided the finishing and thermal improvementservices for Wausau Window and Wall Systems’ curtainwall and window systems, for Tubelite Inc.’s entrance systems, as well as for the shadow boxes, the sun shades and the accent fins. For the majority of these architectural aluminum products, Linetec applied a Silver Shadow color as a two-coat mica finish under stringent factory-controlled processes.

UW NanoES

Read more about this successful project by clicking here for the full article in Facades+, the website for the “Premier Conference on High-Performance Building Enclosures” published by The Architect’s NewspaperMedia Group.

For personalized assistance in selecting the finish for your next project, please contact us and we’ll be happy to assist you.

Photos by Aaron Leitz Photography, courtesy of ZGF

UW NanoES

Company: Linetec

Product: Thermal Improvement – Pour & Debridge and Thermal Strut

Source: https://linetec-blog.com/2018/10/02/facades-features-uw-nanoes-building-with-finishing-by-linetec/



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