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Sustainable and Renewable Energy Structures


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Sustainable and Renewable Energy Structures

  1. 1. Sustainable & Renewable<br /> Energy Structures<br />Structural Analysis II, Spring 2010<br />Group 2 <br />Kenny Pritchard, Ray Hoon, <br />Lindsey Olmstead, & Katelyn Beatty<br />
  2. 2. Santa Monica Civic Center Parking StructureThis building was the first LEED certified parking garage in the United States<br />
  3. 3. BC Cancer Research Center Vancouver, British ColumbiaThis structure upholds the highest green standards for private development in North America.<br />
  4. 4. Eco Friendly Sustainable ArchitectureThis house by Hiroshi Iguchi uses natural qualities of the environment and blends them with the architecture and design of the home.<br />
  5. 5. 30 St. Mary Axe: The GherkinBy incorporating many energy conserving methods, the 2nd largest building in London consumes half the energy of a conventional building.<br />
  6. 6. The Casey Condominiums<br />On track to be the first residential building in the U.S. to receive <br />LEED Platinum certification.<br /><br />
  7. 7. Hellisheiði Geothermal Plant<br />Situated at Hengill, an active volcanic ridge in SW Iceland.<br />2008 - electricity production in two 40-45 MW turbine units<br /> with steam from Stóra-Skarðsmýrarfjall mountain.<br /><br /><br />
  8. 8. Rocky Reach Hydro Project<br />Washington state on the Columbia River. More than 7 million people throughout the Northwest benefit from clean, renewable energy produced at Rocky Reach.<br /><br />
  9. 9. Eco Architecture: McLaren construction completes £23m eco-warehouse. <br />Facility uses Biomass Energy Generation.<br /><br />
  10. 10. Enercon E-126<br />Emden, Germany<br />The world’s largest wind turbine. This turbine has a rotor blade width of 126 meters (413 feet). The E-126 is a more sophisticated version of the E-112, formerly the world’s largest wind turbine and rated at 6 megawatts.<br /><br />
  11. 11. PS20 Solar Power Tower Seville, SpainThe plant can generate 20 megawatts, it will produce enough solar energy to supply 10,000 homes.<br />
  12. 12. UNIQA Tower Vienna, AustriaThe UNIQA Tower uses geothermal technology and incorporates an environmentally friendly heating and cooling system. This process reduces their annual CO2 emission by 84 tons.<br />
  13. 13. Vertical Axis Wind TurbineThe QR5 Vertical Axis Wind Turbine, produced by English company Quiet Revolution, generates 6 kilowatts of power and pays for itself within 15 years.<br />
  14. 14. Horizontal Axis Offshore Wind TurbinesTalisman Energy Inc. and many other companies are constructing wind turbines offshore where harvesting the wind would produce much more wind energy.<br />
  15. 15. Danat Al Emarat Hospital<br />The facility offers the latest in sustainable and innovative architecture and modern technology, all in compliance with the Abu Dhabi Pearl Standard for ‘Green Building Design<br /><br />
  16. 16. Gwinnett County Educational Center<br />Gwinnett County, Georgia, sought an architecture firm to design its first &quot;green&quot; building - an educational center envisioned to be a working model of ecologically sustainable design.<br /><br />
  17. 17. The first 5 Star Green Star office design rating for a commercial property in Perth, Australia.<br /><br />
  18. 18. [The building] Include[s] three helical wind turbines on the roof to provide renewable power, use of active chilled beams as the primary form of air conditioning which provide significant energy savings and an automated western façade to facilitate natural lighting while eliminating the negatives of radiant temperature and glare. <br /><br />AECOM Engineers Win Top Award for Western Australia&apos;s Greenest Building<br />
  19. 19. 1100 BroadwayOakland, California1100 Broadway uses photovoltaic solar panels, high efficiency HVAC system, green roof and rainwater collection, filtration and reuse system which reduces operating costs for the tenants.<br />
  20. 20. CDC Division of Laboratory Sciences<br />Atlanta, Georgia<br />The first government building to achieve LEED Gold status using water conservation systems, high performance HVAC systems, and renewable energy materials were used to construct the building.<br /><br />
  21. 21. Platinum LEED Home Colorado<br />Integrated Systems:<br /> Geo-exhange<br /> Solar Hot Water<br /> Energy Recovery Ventilation<br /> Radiant Hydronic<br /> Solar Photovoltaics<br /><br />