SMARTci Projects

Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design
Atlanta, GA

Category: Education

Size: 1,400 SF

System: 1 in 1

Girt Size | Orientation | OC: 3” | H | 16”

Insulation Type: Mineral Wool

Cladding: Steel Fin

Substrate: Metal Studs

Architect: Lor Aeck Sargent and Miller Hull

Contractor: Skanska USA

Installer: Skanska USA


Project Description:

The Georgia Institute of Technology announced the recent Living Buidling Challenge (LBC) certification achievement of the Kendeda Building. Globally recognized as one of the most rigorous green building standards in the world, the Kendeda Building is the first project to receive the LBC certification in the southeast region of the U.S. and is considered one of the greenest buildings in the world.

Kendeda Building performance metrics include:

  • Photovoltaic canopy suppling 225% of the building’s energy, while also extending energy to adjacent buildings
  • On-site collection of treatment and rainwater
  • Incorporates composting toilets, turning human waste into off-site fertilizer
  • Diverts more building material waste from going to the landfill
  • Utilizes only Red List-free building materials

Architects on the Kendeda Building project, Lord Aeck Sargent and Miller Hull, utilized the SMARTci 1 in 1 continuous insulation (CI) system to aid in achieving LBC certification. The SMARTci System’s composite metal hybrid (CMH) component material allows for the highest level of energy efficiency by reducing thermal-loss, as well as prevents moisture damage within the building envelope. Not only does this best practice continuous insulation system save on thermal energy and operating costs, but also extends the life of the building.

The SMARTci system components also consist of 25% post-consumer recycled and re-usable material. This prevents building material waste from going to the landfill. The LBC also screens for Red List materials or chemicals that pose a serious risk to human and environmental health. Eliminating the use of Red List materials can have long-term positive effects on the environment.

Learn more about the SMARTci 1 in 1 continuous insulation system.

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Engineered as a best practice solution, SMARTciTM provides buildings with the best continuous insulation system. Patented GreenGirtTM provides a thermal break and universal mounting platform for cladding applications. It is an open design that works with almost any substrate, insulation and cladding.

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Engineered as a continuous insulation solution, SMARTciTM provides best practice for buildings with a continuous insulation system. Patented GreenGirtTM provides a thermal break and mounting platform for cladding applications. It is an open design that works with almost any substrate, insulation, and cladding.