Interdisciplinary Science and Technology 1

Building Information

U.S. Green Building Council member emblemInterdisciplinary Science and Technology Building I provides flexible laboratories with adjoining workspace for bioengineering; neural engineering; and molecular, tissue and cell engineering research to develop artificial organs, biomaterials, and diagnostic and therapeutic devices. One laboratory explores smart implant devices that locate and stimulate specific brain regions helping impaired individuals power robotic arms or alleviate seizures in Parkinson’s patients.

Campus Location: Tempe
Gross Square Footage: 193,294
Total Project Cost: $74,000,000
LEED: Gold
Architect: Perkins + Will / Dick & Fritsche Design Group
Construction Team: Gilbane
Project Start Date: July 2004
Project End Date: February 2006

Solar Information 

Full Solar Data

Campus: Tempe

Number of Inverters: 1

Address: 550 E. Orange Street, Tempe, AZ 85287

Inverter Rating: 50 kWac

Peak DC Output: 57 kWdc

Inverter Model: PV Powered

Commissioned Date: 10/2011

Inverter Manufacturer: Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.

Number of Panels: 238

Racking System: SunLink Corporation

Panel Size: 240 Wdc

System Type: 20-degree Ballasted

Panel Model: KD240GX-LPB(ZT)

System Designer/Installer: Ameresco Southwest, Inc.

Panel Type: Polycrystalline

System Owner: NRG Energy, Inc.

Panel Manufacturer: Kyocera Solar, Inc.

Contract Type: Qualified Management Agreement

REC Incentive: $0.09/kWh (APS)

Total Project Cost: $290,810