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Transitioning an Expanded LEED Gold Community College Space with Metal Panels



   Author: Kate Gawlik
Location: Holland, MI


Holland, Michigan. June 22, 2017: Building 20 at Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Ore., has created a haven for its technical education program. The structure, designed to LEED Gold guidelines, has an exterior that reflects the building’s technologically driven purpose with a high-tech feel created using Dri-Design Wall Panels.

“Metal exterior cladding was decided on early in the design process. Due to the industrial nature of the building, the decision was made to go with an all metal exterior cladding and to use different types of metal cladding to articulate the exterior,” says Angela M. Flores, an architect with Carlson Veit Architects PC, Salem.

Smith Sheet Metal, Springfield, Ore., installed 8,858 square feet of the 0.080-inch aluminum Dri-Design Wall panels in post-painted Silversmith and pre-painted Rusted Bronze from the Inspire Series. Mack Landreth, an estimator and project manager with Smith Sheet Metal, says, “This project required reveal joints to align with many structural steel locations at soffit locations transferring to mullions on the vertical plane.”

Dri-Design was selected because it offers custom finishes that go beyond what other manufacturers can do. The Inspire finishes can be pre-painted in a nearly endless variety of patterns to give the panels a unique look. The panels also offer unique characteristics. “Dri-Design panels do not use tapes, sealants or gaskets, and they are not made from laminates or composite materials,” says Brad Zeeff, president of Dri-Design. “Our quality-focused manufacturing practices matter for LEED projects like this and all buildings.”

LEED was requested because the school administration wanted to invest in materials that provide a long life cycle. The Dri-Design Wall Panels are made from recycled content and can be recycled at the end of their lifespan. The panel finishers use a 100 percent air capture system to destroy the VOCs produced in the coating process, so there is no adverse environmental impact.

The Applied Technology Machining/Drafting/Engineering Building 20 is a 50,000-square-foot space that houses the college’s machining, drafting and engineering departments, with offices for other Applied Technology Department staff. The north side of the building contains the large open shop, and the south side consists of a two-story classroom wing with adjacent offices. This building replaces a smaller one and provides more opportunities for the students.

For more information about the Dri-Design® Wall Panel System, call 616-355-2970 or visit www.dri-design.com.

Dri-Design was founded in 1995 to solve significant problems with traditional metal panel systems—delamination, staining because of the effects of weather on joints and gaskets, a lack of color and texture options, the rising cost of production and inefficient installation practices. Advanced engineering and technology brought about the Dri-Design® Wall Panel System. The panels can be installed over commercial-grade Tyvek onto plywood, or they can be used as the most sophisticated outboard insulation pressure-equalized rainscreen. The 100% recyclable panels can be manufactured from a variety of materials, including zinc, copper, stainless steel, and painted and anodized aluminum. Panels are available in any fluoropolymer paint color and are sized and detailed to meet the specific requirements of each project. Unique profiles include: Shadow, Tapered, Perforated, Embossed, Textured, Imaging Technology and Inspire. These options create angles, textures, depth, images and performance that cannot be matched. The Dri-Design® Wall Panel System is Dade County and AAMA 508-07 approved.


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