October 23, 2010

Spaceport America – Runway Dedication

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Video courtesy Virgin Galactic/YouTube

The New Mexico Spaceport Authority (NMSA) yesterday dedicated the nearly two-mile long “Governor Bill Richardson Spaceway” at Spaceport America. See the full press release here.

PHA Consult, working in partnership with URS Corp are the sustainable MEP engineers behind the Terminal Hangar Facility at Spaceport Armerica. Designed by Foster + Partners, THF will be the home of Virgin Galactic.

Key features of the environmental-friendly design include earth-tube tempered air supply, a glycol solar collector array for space heating and domestic hot water, low water use fixtures, adiabatic assisted cooling, day-lighting of major public spaces, and sophisticated energy control systems to attain LEED gold-level certification.

July 3, 2010

Terminal Hangar Facility – Construction Update

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Construction progress can now be followed here a “Hard Hat Tour” of the Spaceport site can be viewed here.  PHA Consult, working in partnership with URS Corp are the sustainable MEP engineers behind the Terminal Hangar Facility at Spaceport Armerica. Designed by Foster + Partners, THF will be the home of Virgin Galactic.

Key features of the environmental-friendly design include earth-tube tempered air supply, a glycol solar collector array for space heating and domestic hot water, low water use fixtures, adiabatic assisted cooling, day-lighting of major public spaces, and sophisticated energy control systems to attain LEED gold-level certification.

June 14, 2010

Jameson House Construction Update

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The Construction of Jameson House, at 833 West Hastings Vancouver continues apace. Latest images can be seen here. PHA Consult provided MEP engineering and sustainable design consultancy for this Foster + Partners designed tower.

Jameson House

Jameson House

May 25, 2010

German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel visits the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology

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Visit Masdar’s Website for full press release.

Progress on the construction of the first phase of MIST can be seen in the video of the occasion:

PHA Consult are sustainable MEP engineers and environmental design consultants for MIST, working with local partners RW Armstrong on this Foster + Partners designed project.

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