Johns Hopkins Hospital

Solar Shade System Case Studies

NetApp Innovation Campus at Wichita State University

Advancing Innovation with Applied Learning

NetApp, a leading company in the virtual cloud space, is committed to providing businesses and government agencies with a secure and unified environment for their data. Reflecting this commitment, they worked with Mecho to create a sustainable and energy-efficient office space at their building on Wichita State University’s Innovation Campus site.

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PENN 1 - Cisco Smart Building Technology

Smart, Hybrid Workspaces That Go Far Beyond Productivity

Cisco has been crafting the fundamental technology to fuel their smart building solutions for over a decade. They leveraged their partnership with Mecho to take an integrated approach and provide a solution that simplifies building systems management, reduces operational costs and enables an effective hybrid work environment.

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Iowa State University - Stark Performance Center

A Sustainable Environment for Learning and Training

A state-of-the-art facility that serves as an academic and training resource for student-athletes for ISU's football, soccer, softball, golf, and tennis teams. With an area of 110,000 sq ft, the facility is designed to meet the needs of student-athletes while providing a sustainable environment for learning and training.

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Johns Hopkins Hospital - Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center

The Facility's Defining Feature: Art

The twelve-story, 1.6 million square feet hospital houses the Johns Hopkins Heart and Vascular Institute in the Sheikh Zayed Tower and The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children's Center. Art is a defining feature of the facility – featuring over 300 pieces of art.

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Capitol Crossing

Performance is Five Buildings, Seven Acres, and One SolarTrac Shading System

Downtown Washington D.C. is home to Capitol Crossing, a 2.2 million square foot, 7-acre, office, housing, and retail complex that's restoring three long city blocks. Capitol Crossing is a state-of-the-art complex that is LEED Platinum Certified, meaning it meets the absolute highest level of sustainability

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Parkland Memorial Hospital

Sprawling site adapts for future / automates for performance

The largest county hospital in America, after a 2.8 million square foot expansion. To remain a leader in healthcare while accommodating changing needs, Parkland collaborated with Mecho and the architects on a phased design approach, helping it adapt to unprecedented growth and to provide patients with the utmost care.

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San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Headquarters

Named one of the ten most sustainable buildings of 2013 by AIA

Daylighting is a key part of SFPUC’s sustainability strategy, complementing a novel, on site wastewater recycling system, a roof-mounted photovoltaic array, vertical-axis wind turbines, and an earthquake-resilient, concrete structure.  

Florida Hospital for Women

Daylighting promotes the healing process

Growing research demonstrates that patients recover faster and better from illness or surgery in settings that offer abundant daylight and views to the outdoors. Architectural design that provides these features is proven to correlate with reduced medication intake and shorter recovery periods, thereby improving patient outcomes and quickening room turnaround times.

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Mecho HQ

Mecho Headquarters

Renovating a century-old factory into a modern, LEED Gold certified office

As the industry leader in daylight control, Mecho saw the need to critically examine daylight usage and energy efficiency in their converted 1918 factory building. To benefit the growing employee base, Mecho wanted to provide an attractive, comfortable, open, and efficient office area. As part of Mecho’s sustainability efforts, it was also important to lower reliance on electric lighting and energy consumption and earn LEED Gold certification.