Moving down the road: Key features and project partners

Key features

749 University Row
MADISON, WISCONSIN

  • An efficient HVAC system, with a VRF geothermal heat pump system and dedicated ventilation system
  • Energy-efficient glass with sun shades on the building's exterior
  • A continuous mineral wool insulation layer
  • A 10,000-gallon rainwater collection tank for water recycling
  • Shower-and-change rooms for bicycle commuters and 30 wall-mounted and ground-mounted bike storage units
  • Native prairie landscaping
  • Energy-efficient LED lighting in the building's parking structure, elevators and common areas
  • Daylighting and occupancy sensors along with other design elements to maximize daylighting and views
  • Designated parking stalls for fuel-efficient vehicles
  • Use of many local and regionally produced building materials and extensive recycled content

Project partners

ENERGY CONSULTANT
Energy Center of Wisconsin

  • Energy analysis, including energy modeling for LEED
  • Measurement and verification of energy performance, post-occupancy
  • A partnership with MG&E to conduct a study specifically on the innovative HVAC system in the building
  • Energy and daylighting consulting for the Energy Center's space and energy modeling for Potter Lawson's space

DEVELOPER / LANDLORD
Krupp General Contractors

DESIGN AND LEED CONSULTANT
Potter Lawson

COMMISSIONING
Sustainable Engineering Group

LIGHTING (for the Energy Center's space)
James R Benya, PE FIES FIALD, Principal, Benya Burnett

AUDIO-VISUAL TECHNOLOGY (for the Energy Center's space)
AVI Midwest