San Francisco, CA
This iconic building is a gateway to San Francisco for visitors arriving via the 101 freeway. Its award-winning design embodies the City's distinctive character, blending innovation with tradition, by mirroring the classic architecture across Octavia Boulevard and introducing new modern forms.
Its 49 sophisticated city residences are arranged around light-filled interior courtyards, providing serene garden views. Upper floors enjoy dynamic vistas of the City and its surroundings. Exterior NACO Louvers by Savannah Trims, Inc. are motorized, to enable each resident to modulate sunlight in their units to respond to variations in temperature, creating a kinetic rhythm on the building skin, and increasing energy efficiency.
Address: 8 Octavia Boulevard
Architect: Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects
This beautiful Cypress Sun Screen appearance connects with it's natural locality in remote Washington State;
These airfoil louvers are 1/4-sawn American Cypress Blades, 6 inches deep. Finishing called for a Borate Dip followed by an oil based clear sealer, factory applied.
Corporation retrofits with HELLA Motorized Sun Controlers
This very large manufacturing company retrofitted two major structures which get hit by brutal western sunsets with over 9,500 square feet of HELLA computer controlled retractable venetian blinds in very large sizes. These units rise, lower, and adjust as programmed and will automatically rise in high winds.
Savannah Trims, Inc. helped with design and application details, as well as installed the entire HELLA System and specially programmed controls.
Volkswagen Automotive Plant-Chattanooga Tennessee
Savannah Trims, Inc., completes installation of the largest operable sun-control project in North America, at the Volkswagen Automotive Plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, by installing over 28,000 square foot of computer controlled, motorized sun control. The SkyShield light blocking shade system works to add sunlight control to the environment below the 1,000 foot long skylight.
University of California-Irvine, Arts Building
Designed by EHRLECH Architects of Culver City, California, The University of California at Irvine, New Arts Building, will provide 59,000 sq.ft. of technology-driven instruction, research, and performance space when it is completed in 2010. Included in the building are digital arts instruction labs, motion picture studio, visual design studio, rehearsal halls, art gallery, mixed-media performance space, sound design studio lab and offices. This building features 6,000 sq.ft. of 24 inch Vertical Airfoil Sun Control Louvers by Savannah Trims, Inc.
Vegas Casino Celebrates Grand Opening
Located in Las Vegas, Nevada area, the new Billion Dollar Resort recently opened to celebration and fanfare. The 'M', A new Casino-Resort, rises above the desert floor near Las Vegas, and Savannah Sun Controlers are there hurrying to meet the completion deadline, installing a Overhead-Sun-Control-System of 45 Centimeters (17.7 inches) wide, Airfoil-shaped Aluminum Louvers, in a special Golden Desert Tan finish. The louvers cover about 4,000 square feet of poolside lounge and dining area. The 90 Acre Resort and Casino, designed and built by the Marnell Corrao Group enjoys the benefits of being designed by one of Vegas most prominent Architectural and Development groups, steeped in experience and savvy.
Burton and Deedee McMurtry College is being built concurrently with Duncan College and is critical to Rice's Vision for the Second Century, expanding the undergraduate population by 30%. The college was designed for energy efficiency, will meet LEED standards and will include a "Green Roof". McMurtry College is designed to hold 324 students, a college commons, master house and kitchen/servery. The college is named for its generous donators, Burton and Deedee McMurtry, '56, '56.
Savannah Trims, Inc. has been chosen to furnish the natural looking Cypress Wood Sun Control Louvers at the 8 building corners. The beauty of these natural looking elements adds to the natural looking flavor of the buildings exterior.
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