"Building Technology Showcase" tag

Fraunhofer CSE’s Boston Office Receives LEED Gold Certification

Fraunhofer CSE has received LEED Gold certification for its Boston office building – a 100-year-old former warehouse, which was retrofitted by Fraunhofer and its partners from 2010 to 2013. The $27m retrofit turned…

AR Software Developer Paul Girardo demonstrates one of the building's AR markers.

Touring the BTS, One Group at a Time

With the move to our new location in Boston’s Innovation District now over, we’re starting to open our doors to outside groups eager to get a first look at the Building Technology Showcase….

Inside the Building Technology Showcase: Elevator

Fraunhofer CSE’s Building Technology Showcase is a far-reaching, energy-efficient retrofit of a 100-year-old historic structure in Boston’s Innovation District. In this new series, we look ‘under the hood’ to explore some of the…

BuildingEnergy 13 attendees tour the roof of CSE’s Building Technology Showcase.

BE13 Attendees Tour the Building Technology Showcase

On Wednesday, March 5th, BuildingEnergy 2013 attendees were given the opportunity to tour our Building Technology Showcase construction site in the Boston Innovation District. BuildingEnergy, an annual conference and trade organised by the Northeast Sustainable…

Closeup view of the tubing used in the radiant flooring system.

Inside the Building Technology Showcase: Heating

Fraunhofer CSE’s Building Technology Showcase is a far-reaching, energy-efficient retrofit of a 100-year-old historic structure in Boston’s Innovation District. In this new series, we look ‘under the hood’ to explore some of the…

Price HVAC’s Greg Loeppky and Julian Rimmer view the almost-completed building interior.

Price HVAC Visits the Building Technology Showcase

With Fraunhofer CSE’s Building Technology Showcase heading towards completion, visits from Showcase industry partners have become a regular occurrence on the BTS construction site. The latest visitors came air distribution equipment manufacturer Price HVAC, whose…

Members of the NESEA inspect insulation material being prepped for installation at the Building Technology Showcase.

NESEA Tours the Building Technology Showcase

On Tuesday afternoon, members of the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) toured Fraunhofer CSE’s Building Technology Showcase construction site in the Boston Innovation District to learn more about this innovative retrofit project and…

Saving Energy, Preserving History: Fraunhofer’s Building Technology Showcase and the Philosophy of Energy-Efficient Retrofits

The buildings in which we live and work consume 41% of all energy used in the United States, according to studies undertaken by the US Department of Energy (DOE). Beyond the financial costs, commercial and…

A contractor adjusts piping for the Building Technology Showcase’s hydronic heating and cooling system. Image courtesy of Robert Nickelsberg.

Inside the Building Technology Showcase: Cooling and Ventilation

Fraunhofer CSE’s Building Technology Showcase is a far-reaching, energy-efficient retrofit of a 100-year-old historic structure in Boston’s Innovation District. In this new series, we look ‘under the hood’ to explore some of the…

Building Technology Showcase Project Manager Alex Cheimets directing tour attendees.

National League of Cities Tours the Building Technology Showcase

Last Wednesday, Fraunhofer CSE had the honor of hosting a delegation of more than 60 mayors and city councilors from the National League of Cities at our Building Technology Showcase construction site. The tour was…

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