Suspended film IG at Manheim Township High School

The basics: The renovations and newly constructed buildings at Manheim Township (Pa.) High School are expected to earn a silver designation from the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program. The extensive use of suspended film insulating glass allowed designers to specify a smaller HVAC system, providing considerable upfront savings, according to a prospective case study from Southwall Technologies Inc., Palo Alto, Calif.

The players: Architect, Fanning Howey and Associates, Indianapolis; general contractor, Lobar Construction Inc., Dillsburg, Pa.; glass supplier, Southwall Technologies Inc.; glass fabricator, Alpen Energy Group LLC, Boulder, Colo.; window supplier, Serious Windows, Sunnyvale, Calif.

The glass: Heat Mirror suspended film insulating glass.