Coastal Studies Institute of East Carolina University

This new campus includes a 60,000 SF Research Building (RB), an 11,500 SF Marine Services Building (MSB), and site/marine improvements. The RB includes research laboratories, classrooms, and a server room. Sustainable features include geothermal heating and cooling, rainwater harvesting for toilet flushing, exterior sunshades, daylighting and views, an energy efficient envelope with high performance glass, and occupancy and daylight sensors for lighting controls and efficiency. The MSB includes a boat maintenance garage with a top running bridge crane, and a marina with a 4,000 lb jib crane, fabrication shops, dive tank filling station, storage and offices. A highly efficient variable refrigerant flow HVAC system was utilized for the MSB. This project received LEED® Gold certification.

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