This 102,000 sf facility located in Reno, Nevada is Schluter System’s US Western Region distribution and training center. The facility consists of 80,000sf of warehouse distribution space and 22,000 sf of administrative and training center space.
The building is pursuing a LEED platinum rating and includes energy efficient HVAC and electrical systems designed to reduce energy consumption by 50% over ASHRAE 90.1-2007 building standards.
Conservation features include a ground source heat pump system, in slab radiant heating and cooling, a solar heating system. Additional conservation features included a high efficiency reverse flow heat recovery unit and an underground earth tube for tempering incoming ventilation air.
Harris Consulting Engineers provided design for the HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Technology systems and Architectural Lighting.