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Concrete industry news articles related to Thermomass, its employees and past and present projects

Designing Precast Systems for Thermal and Structural Integrity in Turkey [PDF - 1.01 MB]

In this special issue of Concrete Plant International, Brad Nesset and Venkatesh Seshappa illustrate how isulated precast construction is providing numerous benefits in earthquake prone Turkey.

Designing Precast Envelopes for Thermal and Moisture Efficiency [PDF - 341 KB]

In a recent issue of Ascent, Brad Nesset, Vice President of Sales at Thermomass, addresses the importance of a properly designed building envelope.

Meet Rotondo Weirich's Demonstration Module

Rotondo Weirich has poured a double cell demonstration module complete with finishes and fixtures. The module will be complete and available to tour during the Denver ACA show.

New Prison on Schedule in Fort Madison

Thermomass insulation is just one of many technological advances designed into this state-of-the-art correctional facility due to open in January 2013.

Green Design for Red Wine

Winemaking as a centuries-old practice has been combined with a state-of-the-art facility built according to “green design” principles. Thermomass systems were implemented in one of the newest wineries in Paso Robles, CA at Niner Wine Estates.

A Model for Female Correctional Design

The $28 million, 99,000-square-foot Naval Consolidated Brig addition features a number of design innovations aimed at delivering a more normative experience for female inmates.

Minneapolis Family Open to Change

A growing family was ready to remodel their bungalow. Instead, they built a new home with an open floor plan and energy-smart features, including Thermomass insulation.

New Orleans Hospital Is Using Gate Precast’s High Performance Precast Wall System

Gate Precast Company is producing an all-inclusive envelope system for the University Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. The polished-finish architectural precast concrete panels are comprised of continuous Thermomass insulation and has been designed to endure hurricane-force winds up to 150 mph.

Blue Waters Data Center Achieves LEED Gold

This Thermomass-insulated data center on the University of Illinois campus is home to supercomputers and other high-performance systems operated by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications and is used by scientists and engineers across the country.

Case Study: 2011 PCI Design Awards - Best Healthcare Facility

The St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka, Indiana, features a number of design considerations put in place to solve issues ranging from energy efficiency to earthquake protection. Thermomass insulation products were incorporated into the precast panels.

Case Study: 2011 PCI Design Awards - Best Custom Solution

The new IBEW Local No. 697 and JATC Apprenticeship Training Center in Merrillville, Indiana, features a variety of sustainable features, including Thermomass-insulated concrete sandwich walls.

Case Study: 2011 PCI Design Awards - Best Stadium/Arena

Thermomass is a recipient of 2011 PCI Design Award as Cowinner for Indiana University Stadium North End Zone Addition!

New 164,000-sf SCORE Jail in Des Moines, WA, Features Thermomass Products

This new prison in the state of Washington is getting high marks for its implementation of technology and innovative layout. Thermomass products were used to insulate the project's concrete panels.

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