Sandia Mountains in Winter. Sustainable Design at SNL. Sandia National Laboratories. NM & CA Sites, about 6M GSF Multiprogram - primarily national defense and energy systems Energy Use index at end of FY99 622,730 BTU/SF/yr for “process” category 200,220 BTU/SF/yr for all others
“ As Sandia’s environmental programs have evolved over 50 years, the Laboratories have worked toward integrating environmental protection into all of its activities. These program include environmental monitoring and renewal, state-of-the-art waste management programs, progressive pollution prevention efforts, energy and water conservation and sustainable design and construction”.
DOE, Albuquerque Operations Office
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25% of post-consumer reclaimed fiber; 75% of production waste is recycled; backing is 100% recycled.
High wear resistance; zero VOC adhesives during installation
100% natural (organic, farmed, by-products composted).
Non-flammable; durable; noise reduction; diffuses reverberation; 100% recyclable
70% recycled material; high % of water recycling; reuses 90% of scrap.
100% recyclable; high acoustical performance; ~ 90% light reflectance; superior resistance to sagging
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Chilled Water TES system meets all PETL cooling needs, shaving about 1.5 MW peak demand. Also a major impetus for dramatic improvements in existing operation.