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Project
Overview

The Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland celebrated the grand opening of its new home at University Circle in October of 2012. This innovative work features 4 floors of program, including galleries, administrative areas, a lecture hall, retail shop, and atrium. The project was designed to operate efficiently on a constrained site and is anticipated to achieve a minimum of LEED-NC Silver.

Team

Business Owner
MOCA Cleveland

Contractor
Donley's

Designer
Westlake Reed Leskosky

Designer
Fashid Moussavi Architect

Structure
Details

Location

Cleveland, OH
(ASHRAE Zone 5A)

Square Footage

34,000 (gross)
0 (net)

Project Cost

$27.2 M

Resource
Usage

Site Use Intensity

68.9 kBTU/yr-gsf (estimated)

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Source Use Intensity

221 kBTU/yr-gsf (estimated)

Space Heating

1720.8 MMBTU (baseline)
340.8 MMBTU (proposed)

Space Cooling

655.4 MMBTU (baseline)
557.6 MMBTU (proposed)

Heat Rejection

42.1 MMBTU (baseline)
66 MMBTU (proposed)

Lighting

316.2 MMBTU (baseline)
228.8 MMBTU (proposed)

Fans/Pumps

434.4 MMBTU (baseline)
625.9 MMBTU (proposed)

Receptacles

515 MMBTU (baseline)
515 MMBTU (proposed)

Water Collection

N/A (baseline)

Systems
Summaries

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The Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland project was provided with funding support, for its committment to sustainable building practices. The design team relied on a tightly integrated design approach utilizing 3D modeling software.

Industry
Rankings

Green Building

LEED-NC v3.0 Silver (anticipated)

ENERGY STAR Score

Not Applicable

Improvement

29.2%, ASHRAE 90.1-2007

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