Schlüter Systems

Schlüter Systems 

Schlüter-Systems, developer and manufacturer of installation systems and membranes for ceramic and natural stone products, hired NEUF architect(e)s to design its first Quebec regional office.

The project allowed them not only to exhibit their systems within the building’s design and architecture, but also to experiment with some of their latest technologies and products.

Location
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Qc
Type
Industrial, Offices, Architecture
Storeys
3
Surface area
66,000 ft² / 6,132 m²
Status
Completed (2010)
Awards and distinctions
Prix d’excellence de l’OAQ 2011 - Prix ICCA: Green Building 2011 Prix Énergia 2013 - LEED Gold certified

The building includes a warehouse, offices, showroom, training center, photo studio, editing suite, testing facilities and a cafeteria. The building also earned a LEED Gold rating for the sustainable strategies used throughout.

Solar panel walls, radiant floors fueled by geothermal energy, white roofs that reduce the heat-island effect and green walls that filter water and naturally humidify spaces – these technologies and systems reduced energy consumption by 74% and water usage by 40% when compared to the average building of this size and typology.

Photo credit : Alex St-Jean

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