THERM Model - Typical Curtain Wall Transom

NEW HOSPITAL & RESEARCH BUILDING
SILVER SPRING, MD

Client: Frener & Reifer 
Architect: Ewing Cole  
Role: Facade Designer / Project Manager  
Team: Ryan Cramer,
Martin Rau (F&R), Manuela Baumann (F&R)
Status: Complete / Open to Public

Rendering courtesy of Ewing Cole

New hospital and research building. Frener & Reifer were contracted for the project’s custom curtain walls. Buro Ehring performed building physics services, including U-Value calculations and condensation risk analysis. The project recently became the largest net-zero commercial building in the country.

Responsibilities Include: Created all THERM models for the curtain wall systems.  Ran U-Value calculations and condensation risk analysis for the curtain wall.  Created analysis reports based on the analysis results for submittal to the design team and facade consultants.  Provided consulting to F&R to improve their details where thermal bridging or condensation

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  • Exterior Rendering
  • Ongoing Construction Photo
  • Typical Curtain Wall Panel
  • THERM Model - Typical Curtain Wall Transom
  • THERM Model - Typical Curtain Wall Transom Results
  • THERM Model - Typical Curtain Wall Mullion
  • THERM Model - Typical Curtain Wall Mullion Results