Training Workshop: Falmouth 2004
Falmouth, MA (October 14–16, 2004)
Organizer:Alison Kwok <>
Woods Hole Research Center - Site Photographs
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WHRC - Potential Topics for Investigation

•Effectiveness of Radiant Heating/Cooling System
•Natural Ventilation and IAQ, Distribution, Air Flow Rates
•Separate Outdoor Air Supply in Offices
•Indoor Air Quality Issues
•Solar Collector Efficiency
•Daylighting & Determining Factors

WHRC - Green Aspects
Passive Ventilation
Ground Source Heat Pumps
Heat Recovery System

•Hydronic Heating & Cooling
•26.4-Kilowatt Photovoltaic Array
•Reduced Energy Consumption
•Water Collection
•Permeable Site Surfaces
William McDonough + Partners Website
The website contains a short write-up of the project and a number of links to articles about the project. There is an article in Architecture Week that lists many of the sustainable aspects of the project.
WHRC - Project Credits
Architect: William McDonough + Partners
General Contractor: T. R. White, Inc.
Landscape Architect: Susan Nelson/ Warren Byrd
Energy/Systems Design: energysmiths, Marc Rosenbaum, P.E.
Mechanical Electrical Plumbing Engineer: 2rw, Consulting Engineers, P.C.
Structural Engineer: Robert Silman Associates
Civil Engineer: holmes and mcgrath, inc.
Lighting: Clanton & Associates, Inc.
Specifications: Heller Metzger
Energy Generation: Northern Power Systems
Code Consulting: Ferguson Engineering, John Ferguson
Network Consultant: Blackwell Consulting Services, Jeff Jeffers
Cost Estimating: Vermeulens Construction Consulting


Training Workshops
- Workshop Overview
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   August 3-6, 2005

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Past Workshops
- Oct 2004 (Falmouth, MA)
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     Team Presentations
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- Jan 2004 (Phoenix, AZ)
- Aug 2003 (Oberlin, OH)

- Jan 2003 (Portland, OR)

- Jan 2001 (Milwaukee, WI)
- Nov 2000 (Berkeley, CA)

Workshop participants
Falmouth, MA October 2004
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William McDonough +Partners
Falmouth, MA