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808 Memorial Drive went from "bland" to "glam" by using Kingspan BENCHMARK insulated metal panels

808 Memorial Drive is a mixed-use building located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The building is situated on the banks of the Charles River and consists of residential and commercial units. One of the unique features of the building is the use of Kingspan insulated metal panels, installed by Sunrise Erectors, which offer numerous benefits in terms of energy efficiency and sustainability.

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The decision to use Kingspan insulated metal panels was made during the design phase of the project, as the architects were looking for a material that could meet the high standards of energy efficiency and sustainability required for the building.

 One of the main benefits of using Kingspan insulated metal panels is their high thermal performance. The panels offer excellent insulation properties, which help to reduce the amount of energy needed to heat and cool the building. This, in turn, helps to reduce the building's carbon footprint and operating costs. Additionally, the panels are designed to be airtight, which helps to minimize air leakage and further improve energy efficiency.

Another benefit of using Kingspan insulated metal panels is their durability and long lifespan. The panels are designed to withstand harsh weather conditions, including high winds and heavy snow loads. This makes them an ideal choice for buildings located in areas with harsh climates, such as Cambridge. Additionally, the panels are easy to maintain and can last for many years with minimal upkeep.

In terms of sustainability, Kingspan insulated metal panels are an excellent choice for environmentally conscious building projects. The panels are made from a high percentage of recycled content and are fully recyclable at the end of their useful life. This means that they can be reused or recycled, reducing the amount of waste that ends up in landfills. Additionally, the panels are manufactured using a low-energy process, which further reduces their environmental impact.

Overall, the use of Kingspan insulated metal panels at 808 Memorial Drive has resulted in a building that is highly energy-efficient, durable, and sustainable. The panels have helped to reduce the building's carbon footprint, operating costs, and maintenance requirements. As more building owners and architects seek out sustainable building materials, Kingspan insulated metal panels are likely to become an increasingly popular choice for new construction and retrofit projects.




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