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CalStar Case Study One80Place

One80 Place Homeless Services Center in Charleston, SC


Type: Low-rise building
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Date: June 2014
Unit(s): Light Gray Modular and Norman Bricks
Project Notes: One80 Place is the largest provider of services to the homeless in South Carolina. The new, larger structure includes an expanded medical clinic, a full commercial kitchen and dining area, and dorms for emergency shelter and veterans housing. The new facility also offers more space for the staff, more adequate dining facilities, and more modern medical capabilities, along with dramatically greater energy efficiency.

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Hancock North Central Elementary Case Study

Hancock North Central Elementary School in Kiln, MS


Type: K-12
Architect: Eley Guild Hardy
Date: Fall 2013
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Project Notes: Architect Sally Zahner didn’t have the luxury of spending more for environmentally friendly products for the new elementary school in Kiln, Miss. Yet through smart decisions and creative design, Hancock North Central Elementary, completed in late 2013, is on track to achieve LEED certification—the first in the state to do so.

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Springfield Towns Rowhouses Case Study

Springfield Towns Rowhouses


Type: Attached Housing
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Date: Spring 2014
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Project Notes: In the up-and-coming neighborhood of Lindenlea in Ottawa, boutique real estate developer ModBox, made up of The Lake Partnership (builders/project managers) and Linebox Studio (architects), is setting a new standard for urban living. The team’s first project, a set of three modern-style attached homes, was designed with an eye toward advanced building techniques, intelligent use of space, and industry-leading sustainability.

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Walgreens Includes CalStar on Nation's First Net-Zero Retail Store.


Evanston, IL
Type: Retail
Architect: Camburas & Theodore
Date: Winter 2013
Unit(s): Bricks, Cast Stone Bands
Project Notes: In March 2013, Walgreens set an ambitious goal: build the country’s first net-zero retail store. Eight months later, the store opened to the public with much fanfare.

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Energy Saved: About 394 million BTU saved, the equivalent to powering three large homes for a year
CO2 Avoided: Avoided more than 26 tons of CO2, equal to removing nearly 5 cars from the road for a year
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CalStar Habitat for Humanity Eco Village

Habitat for Humanity Eco Village

River Falls, WI
Type: Residential Community
Architect: St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity
Date: Anticipated Completion 2014
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CalStar case study at lockport-express-medical

Lockport Express Medical

16427 W. 159th St.
Lockport, IL
Type: Medical
Architect: Centerline Construction Services
Date: Winter 2012
Unit(s): CalStar dark red utility
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Energy Saved: 260 million BTU = energy to power 2 homes for a year
CO2 Avoided: 21 tons = removing 3.7 cars from the road for a year
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Chamberlin Hall

900 North Loop
Granville, OH
Type: University
Architect: Lupton Rausch A + ID
Date: Fall 2012
Unit(s): light red/autumn custom blend modular
Project Notes: Built in 1927, Chamberlin Hall on the campus of Denison University has played many roles over the years—fraternity house, administrative office, temporary chemistry lab, and classroom. Today, the building blends its iconic status with much-needed utility, upgraded inside and out while integrating with a new dormitory to create 15 apartments housing three to four students apiece.

Environmental Savings

Energy Saved: 441 million BTU = energy to power 3.5 houses for a year
CO2 Avoided: 30 tons = taking 5.3 cars off the road for a year
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CalStar case study at zekelman-campus

Harry and Wanda Zekelman Campus

15151 10 Mile Rd.
Oak Park, MI
Type: K-12
Architect: Neumann/Smith
Date: August 2012
Unit(s): CalStar dark gray and tangerine utility
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Energy Saved: 538 million BTU = powering 4.3 homes for a year
CO2 Avoided: 43 tons = removing 7.6 cars from the road for a year
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