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Army facility guards against energy waste

A blast-hazard-mitigating curtain wall and thermal entrance system are two of the features that helped Arden Hills Army Training Site (AHATS) earn Silver certification under the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC’s) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system.

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Minneapolis building gets much-needed makeover

A proprietary extruded aluminum curtain wall is at the heart of the renovation of an office building in Minneapolis. The two-story commercial-industrial space houses DC Group, a firm that provides equipment and maintains uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems for corporate customers, including AT&T, Kaiser Permanente, Verizon, Microsoft, and Oracle.

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Hamline University grows a green roof

The new Anderson Center at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota, welcomed students this September with a 167-m2 (1800-sf) vegetated green roof. This elevated ecosystem project is part of the building development that has become the official entrance to the campus.

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