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Archives: August 2019

9 Aug 2019

Project Spotlight: Phillips Exeter Academy

One of the most recent additions to the Phillips Exeter Academy campus is the 85,000 square foot William Boyce Thompson Field House. Architectural Resources Cambridge (ARC)  designed the Field House as a year-round recreational space with advanced training facilities for track and field, wrestling, tennis, […]

8 Aug 2019

Design Considerations for Hot Climates

Designing for Thermal Performance and Energy Efficiency When it comes to a building’s internal temperature, comfort doesn’t always have to come at a cost.  Buildings designed to compliment the climate in which they’re built not only maximize thermal comfortability but also minimize energy consumption by […]

7 Aug 2019

Thermal Performance Glazing Comparison

      U-Factor = The rate at which a window, door, or skylight conducts non-solar heat. The lower the U-factor, the more effective the insulation. Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) =  The fraction of solar radiation transmitted through a window, door, or skylight. The […]