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a list of all software used is noted.

  1. Autodesk 3DS Max Studio
  2. Autodesk Revit 2014
  3. Autodesk AutoCAD 2014
  4. Autodesk Ecotect Analysis
  5. Trace 700
  7. Rhino 5
  8. DIVA for Rhino
  9. Grasshopper
  10. Adobe Photoshop CS6


ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013: Energy Standard for Buildings except Low-rise Residential Buildings. Atlanta: ASHRAE, 2013. Print.

Referenced to inform lighting design especially information pertaining to lighting power densities (LPD) and controls narrative.

DiLaura, David L., Kevin W. Houser, Richard G. Mistrick, and Gary R. Steffy. The Lighting Handbook: Reference and Application. New York, NY: Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, 2011. Print.

IES Reference Handbook used to set lighting design criteria, guide lighting solution, inform daylighting conditions and calculations, and provide information on general illumination engineering topics.

"Kalwall+ Lumira Aerogel." Kalwall+ Lumira Aerogel. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Apr. 2014. <http://www.kalwall.com/aerogel.htm>.

Accurate data on Kalwall performance specified at this website.  More information gathered from other sources.  Used primarily for mechanical breadth and daylighting depth.

"Kalwall Technical Performance Summary." (2013): 1-32. Structura UK. Structura Curtainwall Engineering, July 2013. Web. 1 Mar. 2014. <http://www.structura-uk.com/kalwall/>.

Article used to inform and describe design characteristics of Kalwall + Lumira Aerogel construction.  This article discusses many of the advantages of Kalwall + Lumira Aerogel.  Used primary in mechanical breadth and daylighting depth.

NFPA 70-2011: National Electrical Code, 2011. Quincy, MA: National Fire Protection Association, 2010. Print.

NEC referenced for transformer restrictions and requirements, short-circuit current calculations, and general feeder sizing requirements.

Nochumson, Charles J. "Considerations in Application and Selection of Unit Substation Transformers." 2001 IEEE IAS Pulp and Paper Industry Conference (2001): n. page. Print.

Article used to obtain cost and method for unit substation transformer analysis.

Reinhart, Christoph F., and Marilyne Andersen. "Development and Validation of a Radiance Model for a Translucent Panel." Energy and Buildings (2006): n. pag. Science Direct. Elsevier, 2006. Web. 28 Feb. 2014. <www.sciencedirect.com>.

Used to verify application of Kalwall trans material in Radiance and Daysim.  Actual Radiance material provided by Alstan Jakubiec from DIVA for Rhino.

RS Means Assemblies Cost Data 2014. S.l.: R S Means, 2013. Print.

All assemblies cost data found in RS Means Assemblies Cost Data 2014.  This was referenced to complete estimated cost of proposed architectural system including interior and exterior redesign.  These values informed simple payback calculation.  Used for integration of all breadths and daylighting depth.

RS Means Mechanical Cost Data 2014. S.l.: R S Means, 2013. Print.

Simplified HVAC layout and associated costs found in RS Means Mechanical Cost Data 2014.  Used for mechanical breadth.

"Short Circuit Current Calculations." (2005): 192-98. Bussmann by Eaton. Cooper Bussmann, 2005. Web. 1 Mar. 2014. <http://www1.cooperbussmann.com/pdf/

Article used to guide short circuit current calculations.

Spitler, Jeffrey D. Load Calculation Applications Manual. Atlanta, GA: American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, 2009. Print.

This manual was used a general reference concerning thermal simulations and calculating appropriate R-Value for wall and window construction.

U.S. Energy Information Adminisration. "Electric Power Monthly." DOE/EIA-0226 (2012): n. pag. 2012. Web. 1 Mar. 2014. <http://www.eia.gov/electricity

Used to determine cost of electricity per kWh in Pennsylvania, PA.



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