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Lawrence Public Library Size Increases by 50%; Energy Costs Cut in Half

30 June, 2016 at 4:39

Syska Chicago conducted an extensive energy modeling and analysis on the existing Lawrence Public Library, in the city of Lawrence, Kansas. We discovered that the building lost significant energy and lacked adequate levels of daylight due to the arrangement of exposed concrete fins that acted like a giant radiator during hot days.…

Building Smarter Buildings and Smarter Cities

3 June, 2016 at 3:54

Tom Grimand Presented 'Smart Buildings; Smart Cities' at ENRs FutureTech Summit

Syska’s Tom Grimand presented “Smart Buildings. Smart Cities’ at ENR’s annual FutureTech summit in San Francisco.…

How Technology & Design Advances Are Driving High-Performance Lighting

11 April, 2016 at 2:47

Rita Tatum

Gains in technology, combined with advances in design practice, have made it entirely possible to create lighting systems that offer significant energy savings over designs that are merely code-compliant. But those savings don’t come at the expense of occupant satisfaction. In fact, high-performance lighting, provided it is well designed, can act…

Is a Jetsons-Style Office Space Almost Here?

1 April, 2016 at 1:41

Kelsi Maree Borland

Syska’s Western regional leader, John Passanante discusses how workplaces are rapidly evolving with the adoption of new technologies. Click here to read interview with John.…