Arizona State University- Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building VII

Location: Tempe, Arizona
Date of Completion: To be completed in 2022
Representative: Varitec Solutions
Griswold Controls Products Used: 2000 CPP’s IR’s IS’s and IB’s – ½” and ¾” sizes and hoses.

 

Description:

Facility Description:

Construction of the new Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building 7 at Arizona State University, Tempe Campus, is underway. Sustainability is the focus of the facility design. Within the facility, several buildings will reside, such as the University’s Global Institute of Sustainability, the Institute of Human Origins, a conference center with an expansive 450 seat auditorium, classrooms, public outreach, and exhibit spaces. The project boasts labs for biological sciences, engineering, and life sciences, including a dry lab space for computing, cybersecurity, engineering design, fabrication, and robotics. This facility aims to be LEED Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified.

Project Description:

With a design focus on maintaining an ecological balance, the Arizona State University ISTB-7 project estimates cost around $192M. The new addition is approximately 281,000 GSF and anticipates a completion date in 2021. This project offers new sustainable design solutions, climate-responsiveness, and regenerative technologies. This new building is estimated to produce enough carbon, energy, water, and waste to achieve triple net-zero performance.

Among the technologies are materials that include ASU’s scientific research and integrated-carbon. The goal is to convert it to nutrients for durable materials and enriched soil. The atrium biome filters waste air, and a wetlands landscape recycles water using natural, bio-based methods. Rainwater is collected, and sunshades help cool the interior of the building. The Sewage is treated and then recycled via low-energy, bio-based processes and then turned into greywater. To save and produce energy, air currents, evapotranspiration, and photovoltaics are used. Ultimately this new facility produces and collects more energy and water than it uses.

About Varitec Solutions 

Varitec is a leader in the engineering, development, and installation of large-scale, energy-efficient HVAC systems for commercial buildings. Whether the objective of a customer is to start from scratch, upgrade an existing system, or set up an ongoing service and maintenance plan, we pride ourselves on being a single source for mechanical contractors, engineers, building owners, and general contractors alike. We attribute the sustained success of Varitec to our exemplary employees and dedication to providing world-class products and services.

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