Project Description

THE FRESH CONNECTION

I am text block. Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

Modern and elegant office building with a creative interior design

“The Fresh Connection New Office headquarters in Lafayette, California”

Location:
Lafayette, CA (USA)
Building Type:
Commercial – Office
Year:
2012 (job completed in Apr 2014)
Area:
5,400 sf
Owner:
Hank Miller

Project Manager:
Cliff Beck

Interior Designer:
Joun Ho

Mechanical Engineer:
Solar Radiant Solution

The choice of the Messana radiant cooling and heating system was made after a thoughtful analysis and comparison with possible alternative technologies (such as VRF air conditioning, mini-split and forced air).

Only a radiant ceiling system could integrate well with the elegant design of the building and meet the high comfort expectations.

A new high performance recessed LED downlight solution (DL2 by EST), designed by aerospace engineers in collaboration with top-tier lighting designers, provides an unmatched lighting solution that gives a distinct character to the ceiling.

Because of the small footprint (true 2”) the lighting fixtures were in fact installed in between serpentines of the radiant cooling and heating panels.

The large windows on both floors are protected by overhangs that limit the heat solar gain inside the building, help to improve efficiency during the warmer season, and create a more comfortable interior space. The mechanical engineer opted for a natural ventilation of the building without a dehumidification system.

This incredible building is the first office space in North America featuring a radiant cooling gypsum ceiling technology.

TESTIMONIAL

PROJECT DETAILS

Conditioning System: Radiant Cooling and Heating with 90 RayMagic gypsum ceiling panels.

Powered by: 2 5-Ton Robur air-source reversible gas absorption heat pumps.


2880

Total Radiant Ceiling/Wall Area (sf)


4750

Total Conditioned Area (sf)


61

Ratio (%)

PROJECT GALLERIES

Construction Gallery

Design Gallery

Infrared Gallery

LATEST PROJECTS

X

Send this to a friend