JD Abrams wanted energy efficiency in their new Austin facility, while still maintaining the look and feel of the high-tech civil engineering building. Modeled after JD Abrams’ famous Congress Bridge in Austin, the facility required the latest technology for its open and aesthetically pleasing look. To accomplish this goal, DXS provided MEP Engineering with 40 tons of ducted Daikin VRV IV Heat Recovery units, a Rebel Rooftop Unit for Outside Air, and an iTouch manager for controls.
In their new building, JD Abrams is able to utilize DXS controls technology for lighting and exhaust fans in addition to the HVAC system. Several offices in the building also feature switchable privacy glass, and the controls technology was able to program the system to automatically switch the glass off at night to protect it from being damaged by overuse.