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Bank of America Tower – New York, NY

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Building: Bank of America Tower
Location: New York, NY
Address: 115 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036 USA
Architects: Cook + Fox Architects
Structural Engineer: Severud Associates
Mechanical Engineer: Jaros, Baum & Bolles
Construction Manager: Tishman Construction
Size: 2.2 million sqft
Completed in 2009
Cost: 1 billion USD

AE Interest: Currently LEED Platinum certified.  Curtain wall is made of low-e glass and heat-reflecting ceramic frit.  The building incorporates water-saving measures such as waterless urinals, greywater recycling, and rainwater harvesting systems. Overnight, a thermal ice-storage tank in the cellar produces ice in order to reduce peak demand on the city’s electric grid.

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Written by Daniel Salinas

November 13, 2017 at 3:25 pm

Posted in Built

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