Academic Retrofit: Balancing Design & Environmental Impact

Exterior of project site
Syracuse, NY
Friday, July 20, 2018

CEUs: 3.0 AIA LU/HSW pending; certificates of attendance provided to all attendees

Site Details

  • Units: 1 wing of an academic building including 18 science classrooms & small group areas
  • Square Footage: 32,523 interior retrofit & & 23,332 SF Exterior Recladding
  • Type of construction: Retrofit
  • Exterior wall system is made up of 6” cold formed metal studs with 6” mineral wool batt insulation and 4” continuous mineral wool insulation
  • Terracotta tile rain screen for sustainability, durability, & recycling potential
  • At time of tour, attendees will see both finished and in-progress rain screen systems



12:30 PM

Doors open, registration, networking and coffee

1:00 PM

Welcome by NESEA

1:10 PM

Overview of the project by the host

2:00 PM

Tour of project begins; attendees rotate through content-specific stations

3:45 PM

Group Reconvenes back at initial meeting point

4:00 PM

Reception with light refreshments

4:15 PM

Q&A Panel with members of project team

5:00 PM

Event Concludes


If you have questions about this event, you can contact Florence at or 413-774-6051 x10.

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