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Wayne Aspinall Federal Building Lone Tree Cultural Arts Center MOCA Cleveland The Bertram and Judith Kohl Building Twinsburg Family Health and Surgery Center
Lone Tree Cultural Arts Center MOCA Cleveland The Bertram and Judith Kohl Building Twinsburg Family Health and Surgery Center Wayne Aspinall Federal Building
Wayne Aspinall Federal Building Wayne Aspinall Federal Building
Lone Tree Cultural Arts Center Lone Tree Cultural Arts Center
MOCA Cleveland MOCA Cleveland
The Bertram and Judith Kohl Building The Bertram and Judith Kohl Building
Twinsburg Family Health and Surgery Center Twinsburg Family Health and Surgery Center

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Wayne Aspinall Federal Building

The Wayne Aspinall Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse is located in Grand Junction, CO. The building was constructed in 1918 as a United States Post Office and Courthouse under the supervision of the...

Fast Facts

SF 41,562
LEED-NC v3.0 Platinum (Certified)

ENERGY STAR 100 (anticipated)
IMPROVEMENT 68.7% (ASHRAE 90.1-2007)

Recent
Highlights

2014

recool wishes its visitors a great New Year. We look forward to providing updates on several of our major projects around the world.

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recool named among "10 Architecture Firm Blogs to Watch in 2013"

recool was noted by Architectural Record as one of the 10 top architectural firm blogs to watch in 2013. recool is honored to be recognized and looks forward to a year of thoughtful discussion and evaluation of solutions to address climate change.

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Latest
Blog Entries

Buildings and Software Development

posted by Roger Chang, January 30, 2014 at 12:00 am.

How many times do you see the apps on your smartphone update each week? It's typical for an app to be updated several times in a month. When was the last time you saw a building get the equivalent of a firmware upgrade or a software patch to resolve an...

zEPI: Targeting Energy Performance

posted by Roger Chang, January 23, 2014 at 12:00 am.

Everyday, we see increased urgency for the need to control greehouse gas emissions to mitigate the impacts of climate change. One key element to success to education and how we convey information to different stakeholders. A new energy reporting concept was introduced in the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) in...