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Absecon, NJ

Joshua Raphael, Architectural Engineer Thesis, Construction Management




Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work‐in‐progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Josh Raphael. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.

Final Report

Final Report (PDF)
By Section (PDF)


Executive Summary (link)

Front Matter: Table of Contents, Acknowledgments Executive Summary

Background: Client Information, Project Overview, Design and Construction Overview, Project Budget & Estimates

Analysis 1: Solyndra Solar Power

Analysis 2: SIP Panel

Analysis 3: BAS Systems & Wireless Controls

Conclusion: Final Budget, Energy Efficiency, & Schedule Analysis



The Capstone Project Electronic Portfolio (CPEP) is a web-based project and information center. It contains material produced for a year-long Senior Thesis class. Its purpose, in addition to providing central storage of individual assignments, is to foster communication and collaboration between student, faculty consultants, course instructors, and industry consultants. This website is dedicated to the research and analysis conducted via guidelines provided by the Department of Architectural Engineering. For an explanation of this capstone design course and its requirements click here.

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