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Evolv1 | ?m | 3 fl | U/C
#11
Both the signs for 415 and 420 Wes Graham Way have Cora Group for the contact.
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#12
Article on the project proposed for 420 Wes Graham Way.

http://m.therecord.com/news-story/714531...ces-energy
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#13
I used to work in a LEED Platinum building heated and cooled with geothermal...it was not all it was cracked up to be, and was terrible for humidity and comfort in the shoulder seasons. We wound up adding dehumidifiers and small space heaters to the plug load.

So, no opinions on that part, but I hope it really does break ground in April, and I hope it really does include that many EV charging stations.

It would be great if nearly 700 employees could be located so close to a station shortly after Ion's launch.
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#14
(02-17-2017, 08:24 AM)MidTowner Wrote: I used to work in a LEED Platinum building heated and cooled with geothermal...it was not all it was cracked up to be, and was terrible for humidity and comfort in the shoulder seasons. We wound up adding dehumidifiers and small space heaters to the plug load.

But was that because it was geothermal, or was the HVAC just badly designed? In theory geothermal should not be any better or worse than another heating/cooling source, and many people seem to be happy with those in their houses.
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#15
God knows. Something was not right, and we had to laugh when its performance was touted, as plug loads were not factored it. Nor should they have been, since that's not usually dependent on a building's design. But when a poorly-designed HVAC (whatever part of the HVAC) caused a lot of the space conditioning to be born by the plug load, that's not good.

It's true that ground-source heat pumps work great in the majority of cases, and I'm sure it will here, too. It will be neat to have a unique building like this at this spot.
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#16
Article on Evolv1 with hints of starting Evolv2 across the street in the near future.

http://dailycommercialnews.com/en-US/Pro...-1024092W/
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#17
There was a groundbreaking event for Evolv1 this morning. Speakers suggested that the first occupancy would happen summer of 2018. I'm not sure if it's in this thread, but one of the anchor tenants is Ernst & Young (er, EY).

Also, I would suggest this thread should be renamed Evolv1, but just a suggestion.
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#18
(06-23-2017, 11:18 AM)MidTowner Wrote: Also, I would suggest this thread should be renamed Evolv1, but just a suggestion.

How about

Evolv1 | ?m | 3 fl | U/C
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#19
Steel framing started going up last week.
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#20
This seems to be ticking along nicely. The framing started going up around the 5th, and was at the third floor by the end of last week. There was a fair bit of activity on site last week.
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