SSOE was featured in this Laboratory Design Magazine article highlighting a recently constructed five-story, 125,000 SF science and technology facility for which SSOE provided mechanical and electrical services, in addition to fire protection construction documents. This facility, referred to as Horizon I, supports programs in engineering, technology, scientific research, and industrial development of alternative energy sources—also serving to adjoin the University of South Carolina’s main campus and its “new urban ‘innovista’ research campus.
The Horizon I facility offers aerospace, nuclear, chemistry, solid-oxide fuel cell, and hydrogen fuel cell research. Added, careful planning went into the sustainable features of Horizon I, innovative characteristics that include high-performance variable air volume (VAV) fume hoods in each lab and a recirculating cooling system to conserve potable water.
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