CPL Chinatown Branch Wins Excellence in Engineering Award

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Chicago Public Library’s Chinatown Branch Library, 2100 S. Wentworth Ave., has been awarded an Excellence in Engineering Award from the Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), highlighting the innovation, energy efficiency and cost effectiveness of this unique building’s mechanical systems. Developed by the Public Building Commission on behalf of Chicago Public Library, the library opened in August and features state-of-the-art, energy efficient radiant heat and cooling ventilation systems. The City of Chicago’s Department of Fleet and Facility Management owns and operates the building for the Chicago Public Library. The Excellence in Engineering Award is given annually by ASHRAE’s Illinois Chapter. Executive Director Davis and Commissioner Bannon joined representatives from dbHMS in accepting the award on December 8 at an awards ceremony in downtown Chicago.

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