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University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign
The ECE Building is designed to be one of the largest net-zero energy building of its kind in the country, and includes countless features to help meet that goal. It’s accomplished LEED Platinum certification.
Solar arrays on the building’s roof, as well as on the roof of a nearby parking structure, will provide electricity. The building also features several passive heating and cooling features, including a distinctive terra cotta exterior and sun shades. A chilled-beam heating and cooling system is also incredibly energy-efficient.
The building’s fourth-floor Advanced Power Applications Lab allows faculty members and graduate students roof access to conduct research with the building’s solar panels, as well.
This project was completed by Williams Brothers Construction Inc. (WBCI) in 2014.
Over the past ten years, I have worked with Williams Brothers Construction Inc. (WBCI) on two larger projects at my district. Our Biosolids project that was completed in 2012 was valued at $26 million and our Biological Improvements project, to be completed later this year, is valued at $50 million. WBCI and our team worked… Read More “Biosolids and Biological Improvements”
I recently retired as Director of Facilities with the college of Engineering and have relocated out of state. Please forgive my delay in sending this important letter to you regarding the Everitt project and Mr. Bloom’s performance and work ethic. Derek’s knowledge of complex construction details combined with his abilities to problem solve, consensus build,… Read More “Pleasant Experience”