Energy

Solar Shading and Building Integrated Photovoltaics

Cuyahoga Community College
STEM Addition
Parma, Ohio

Cuyahoga Community College
STEM Addition
Parma, Ohio

A high performance building with a projected energy use intensity (pEUI) of 73kBtu/sf/year, the exterior design comprises a terracotta rainscreen, metal panels and glass, and effectively integrates solar shading at all exposed sides of the building, with a roof-level canopy all around, terra cotta horizontal sunshades at the southern exposure, and horizontal micro-louver screens at the eastern exposure.