Episode #14 - Asta Fivgas
The Neutral Project
July 3, 2024
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Timestamps 

  • 0:45 - Meet Asta Fivgas
  • 2:25 - What is Reflection Window + Wall and what is their mission
  • 4:20 - The carbon dioxide output of aluminum facades and how RWW is reducing the output in aluminum production 
  • 8:25 - Sustainability and Passive house goals of The Edison’s facade
  • 10:35 - A case study for Low-E glass
  • 15:00 - A look at the sustainable windows being used on The Edison
  • 20:00 - What is a thermal break?
  • 22:44 - The challenges of installing a window-wall system

Episode Summary 

In this episode, we enjoyed chatting with Asta Fivgas, Director of Preconstruction at Reflection Window + Wall, LLC (RWW). Asta introduced us to RWW and discussed their partnership with The Neutral Project, their innovative approach to sustainability, and the impressive Passive House goals for The Edison’s facade.

Asta shared insights from a case study on Low-E glass and detailed the sustainable windows used on The Edison. We also learned about the concept of a thermal break and the challenges of installing a window-wall system. Join us for an informative conversation about Edison’s facade features.

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