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Colorado law office uses high-performing ceiling to create a ‘next-generation’ workplace

To accommodate its growth in Colorado, the global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, moved to a new 3809-m2 (41,000-sf), two-floor office suite in downtown Denver. The city’s first Class A office tower in more than 30 years and one of its tallest, the 40-story property serves as a hub of innovation and collaboration. To achieve its aesthetics and sustainability goals, this next-generation workspace used high-performance ceiling panels.

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Florida university center brings acoustic comfort to students’ home-away-from-home

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver-certified Christine E. Lynn University Center creates a warm, welcoming place for students to gather within the 47-ha (115-acre) campus in Boca Raton, Florida. Gensler’s Tampa-based team selected acoustic stone wool panels, metallic suspension system, and ceiling perimeter trim for a complete ceiling solution to meet the project’s aesthetic, performance, and sustainable design goals.

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Utah fire station earns LEED Gold with triple-glazed curtain wall system

Salt Lake City’s Fire Station No. 14, Utah, earned the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification for its energy-efficient, environmentally responsible design and construction. When it opened in 2018, it was one of the first net-zero-energy (NZE) fire stations in the country, meaning it generates more energy than it consumes. Helping achieve the building’s performance goals was triple-glazed thermal block curtain wall, multi-pane storefront, and interior framing systems.

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Texas HQ supports creativity and comfort with acoustical ceiling systems

Headquartered in Irving (Texas), oil and gas company Pioneer Natural Resources was ready for a new facility, but not a new hometown. The company decided a custom-designed, newly constructed building would best suit its business needs and forward-thinking corporate culture, while bringing together its North Texas employees in one building. To help achieve the project’s goals, the building interior was designed to optimize sound and light reflectance with acoustical ceiling systems.

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