CASE STUDIESCustom HVAC Configurations for Custom Spaces
Mitsubishi Electric Trane heating and air conditioning products have enriched the lives of thousands of customers across North America. Explore the collection of their stories.
AC Marriott Bridge Park
Details the need for a sophisticated, energy-efficient hotel in Dublin, Ohio; opted to use Mitsubishi Electric CITY MULTI® Water-Source VRF technology; the benefits were energy-efficiency, zoning capability and cost-savings
The New American Home (TNAH) 2018
Since 1984, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), in partnership with a leading residential building trade publication, has sponsered The New American Home (TNAH) project. A concept home that makes its debut each year at the International Builders' Show (IBS), this year's TNAH is a 6,600-square-foot home in Montverde, Florida's Bella Collina Golf Community. With strict energy-efficiency guidelines, the builder utilized Zoned Comfort Solutions® from Mitsubishi Electric to secure a variety of green certifications including EPA's ENERGY STAR® and Indoor airPLUS programs.
UBER Advanced Technologies Group (ATG)
UBER Advanced Technologies Group opened its doors in Pittsburgh in the summer of 2016 in a 110,000-square-foot former warehouse; the design team needed a streamlined HVAC system and controls platform for the multifunctional space; they found that in CITY MULTI® VRF technology and by incorporating building automation practices that allowed efficient regulation of the building
Walnut Hill Community Church
40,400-square foot church needed an HVAC update; initial solution was a chiller/boiler replacement; after learning of the amazing cost savings and efficiencies of VRF, Mitsubishi Electric was selected
The Garrett-Jacobs Mansion
A historic, four-story home in the Mount Vernon neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland; home to the Engineering Society of Baltimore, Inc. (Engineers Club) since 1961; patrons required more accessibility to the upper floors of the mansion as well as a streamlined HVAC system; the Club decided to build an adjacent 5,600-square-foot tower that connects to the building, providing access to an elevator, stairs, accessible washrooms and additional storage
Faigin Passive House/Lively Lane
A few years ago, the Fagins heard about the passive house concept and were eager to bring a high-performance home to Texas. Knowing that efficient mechanical system selection is key to low-load homes, Fagin Partners utilized Mitsubishi Electric’s Zoned Comfort Solutions® and its Performance Construction Team to make the Lively Passive House a reality.
The Kuntz Residence
What would it be like to never pay a power bill again? Mark Kuntz, chief operating officer, Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US (METUS), is well on his way to finding out. With a passion for high-performance building, Kuntz decided to put his knowledge to the test after buying an 11-acre property in Monroe, Georgia.
The New American Home (TNAH) 2019
This year marks the 36th edition of The New American Home (TNAH). Sponsored by the Leading Suppliers Council (LSC) of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), every TNAH showcases the best in residential design and construction practices, while promoting the latest technological advances and efficiencies the housing industry has to offer.
NoMad LA Hotel
NoMad Los Angeles (NoMad LA) is a stunner. Situated in the heart of downtown, the hotel’s ownership, Sydell Group, purchased the historic Bank of Italy building at Giannini Place with the hopes of bringing the booming success of their original New York City location to LA. “Our bread and butter is to go into these primary markets and find buildings that are unique and architecturally significant,” said Ryan Bean, director of development, Sydell Group. “We’ve been successful at developing them.” Built in the 1920s, the 14-story hotel features 241 guest rooms, original, gold-leaf, hand-painted ceilings above the former banking hall turned lobby and several world-class dining venues from chef Daniel Humm and restaurateur Will Guidara. With lavish accommodations and amenities, the Sydell Group required top-of-the-line mechanical systems for the property. After consulting with the general contractor, R.D. Olson Construction, Inc., and mechanical contractor, Talent Air, the choice was clear for their HVAC selection: Mitsubishi Electric CITY MULTI® Variable Refrigerant Flow systems.
Olas Verdes Hotel
With great beaches, local culture and lush rainforest vegetation from the nearby Ostional Wildlife Refuge, Nosara, Costa Rica is a surf and watersport lovers dream. Surfing is king there, with many vacationers coming back year after year to ride the waves. In 2013, when a local surf school lost its headquarters, six patrons turned investors jumped in to build a hotel the school could partner with. The aptly named Olas Verdes Hotel, which means “green waves” in Spanish, would take green tourism to the next level. The HVAC selection for the project: Zoned Comfort Solutions™ from Mitsubishi Electric