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Projects

Selected projects:
 
Chicago Lakeside Development - Energy Efficiency
Chicago, IL

The Lakeside Idea, bridging from a brownfield industrial past to a green lifestyle future, from steel mill to innovation mill. The nearly 600-acre site is a blank canvas on which McCaffery Interests Inc. will paint a new community portrait of the Southeast lakefront, to which Lakeside will restore the surrounding neighborhoods’ way to an open green lakefront and job-creating economic transformation. Phase 2 focused on the design of future-focused holistic and sustainable infrastructure integrating water and energy conservation, stormwater reuse, waste reduction and recycling, renewable energy and digital connectivity.

Area:        2.4 km2 (600 ac)
Year:        2013
Scope:      Energy efficiency and sustainability consulting
Client:       McCaffery Interests (Ramboll)
Architect:  Skidmore, Owings and Merrill 
 
UN City Copenhagen - LEED Consultancy
Copenhagen, Denmark

An extremely energy efficient 6-story office building housing multiple United Nations agencies’ regional and global headquarters.
Includes, among other features; highly insulated envelope, smart exterior sunscreen, rainwater reuse, green roofs, seawater cooling, photovoltaic system, district heating, and intelligent building installations.
The owner's organization achieved the EU GreenBuilding 2012 Award based on this project.
The project achieved a LEED Platinum certification.

Area:        50,000 m2 (540,000 sf)
Year:        2009-2013
Scope:      LEED Administrator and Owner's Representation
Client:       Copenhagen City & Port Development Corporation
Architect:  3XN
 

 
Shimizu Corporate HQ - LEED Consultancy
Tokyo, Japan

A 22-story office building in downtown Tokyo serving as the new headquarter for Shimizu Construction Corp.
Includes, among other features; rain and gray water reuse, dristrict heating and cooling, integrated photovoltaic system, and a green roof.
LEED Gold certification awarded by USGBC.
Also awarded the highest CASBEE level.

Area:        54,000 m2 (581,000 sf)
Year:        2008-2012
Scope:      LEED Consultancy
Client:       Shimizu (Thornton Tomasetti)
Architect:  Shimizu


 
Brandeis Educational Campus - Energy Efficiency
New York, NY


Brandeis Educational Campus on the Upper West Side of Manhattan houses, among others, the Urban Assembly School for Green Careers. Krifcon participated in securing a NYSERDA grant as part of a comprehensive Green Master Plan for the entire campus.
A 46.8 kWp solar cell installation on the roof of the building to reduce energy consumption and serve as an integrated part of the School of Green Careers' curriculum.

Area:        54,000 m2 (581,000 sf)
Year:        2010-2012
Scope:      PV system design review and grant compliance check
Client:       New York City - Dept. of Education (Thornton Tomasetti)
Architect:  N/A
 
 
Clinton Green – Energy Efficiency
New York, NY

A LEED Certified mixed-use development with two 25 story residential towers, theater space, and commercial space. A NYSERDA grant under the New Construction Program required a commissioning of newly installed micro-turbines as well as recommissioning of related energy efficient equipment.

Area:         56,000 m2 (600,000 sf)
Year:         2011-2012
Scope:      Energy Efficiency / Commissioning
Client:       The Dermot Company / Archstone (Thornton Tomasetti)
Architect:   N/A
Taunusanlage 11 – LEED Consultancy
Frankfurt, Germany
 
A major renovation of an existing 17-story office building with a complete replacement of the façade and MEP systems. Includes, among other features; highly insulated façade system, energy efficient MEP systems, rain water reuse, and district energy system.
 
Area:          16,200 m2 (175,000 sf)
Year:          2010
Scope:       LEED Consultancy / Feasibility Study
Client:        Bollinger + Grohmann (Thornton Tomasetti)
Architect:   KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten