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Information Technology Services

University of Hawaii System

Design Case Study

Exterior Shades

Exterior sun shading system which uses horizontal light shelves to provide high quality daylighting and reduce direct solar radiation and resulting cooling loads.

Water Pollutant Control

Water Pollutant Control
The bio-swale controls storm water runoff quantity and quality.

Energy Awareness

Energy Awareness
Energy submetering and building to provide energy consumption information and facilitate changes in occupant behavior that will save energy.

Bicycle Storage

Alternative Transportation
Bicycle storage and changing rooms are provided for building occupants.

Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor Lighting
Exterior canopy lighting that minimizes light trespass.

Xeriscape Gardens

Xeriscape Gardens
The fourth to sixth floors feature an outdoor lanai with green roofs. The xeriscape gardens minimize water usage.

Water-cooled equipment racks

Efficient water-cooled equipment racks
State-of-the-art energy efficient water-cooled equipment racks in the data center.

Outdoor views

Outdoor Views
Views to the outdoors for over 90% of all regularly occupied spaces.

Water Conservation

Water Conservation
Pervious paving to allow rainwater to percolate into the ground below paved surfaces.

Native Hawaiian Plants

Native Hawaiian Plants
The native Hawaiian plants are a part of the low maintenance landscape surrounding the building.

Bicycle rack

Alternative Transportation
The bicycle racks are to encourage using alternative transportation, including public transit.

Indoor lighting

Indoor Lighting
Daylighting deep into the floor spaces via large expanses of exterior and interior glazing.