21 Nov, 2013, 09:00 ET
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned architectural firm Perkins+Will will be installing SunBeamers™ by SunCentral at their new net zero San Francisco office. Peter Busby, C.M., FRAIC, MAIBC, LEED® Fellow, expert in sustainable design and Managing Director of the Perkins+Will San Francisco office, will announce the installation this week at Greenbuild in Philadelphia where he is being honored as a LEED Fellow.
The Perkins+Will San Francisco office has a distinguished history and portfolio of diverse, award-winning architecture. As with all Perkins+Will offices, it will be designed and constructed to LEED Platinum standards. SunCentral's SunBeamers™ will be installed as intelligent skylights, delivering full-spectrum sunlight into the core of the building, providing a brighter, more enjoyable experience for staff.
"SunCentral's SunBeamers™ will revolutionize skylight driven daylighting," says Peter Busby. "The SunBeamers™ give us the freedom to bring sunlight into areas of our buildings that we never thought possible."
"We are very proud to be part of this world class project," says SunCentral COO Guthrie Cox. "We hope that this will be the first of many collaborations between Perkins+Will and SunCentral."
The SunBeamer™ is a breakthrough premium state-of-the-art system that brings full spectrum sunlight to the interiors of the world's best designed buildings at an affordable price. Using a sophisticated array of mirrors, the SunBeamer™ continually tracks the sun and provides beams of sunlight to desired locations. SunCentral products are key components to creating happier, brighter, and more productive modern buildings.
SunCentral is the leading supplier of premium lighting and sunlighting products for retail, healthcare, office and education facilities. Formed in 2008, SunCentral has offices in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Santa Clara, and Vancouver, BC. For more information, visit http://www.suncentralinc.com/. Follow us @SunCentral
Perkins+Will is an interdisciplinary, research-based architecture and design firm established in 1935 and founded on the belief that design has the power to transform lives and enhance communities. Each of the firm's 24 offices focuses on local, regional and global work in a variety of practice areas. With hundreds of award-winning projects annually, Perkins+Will is ranked as one of the top global design firms. Perkins+Will is recognized as one of the industry's preeminent sustainable design firms due to its innovative research, design tools, and expertise. The firm's 1,500 professionals are thought leaders developing 21st century solutions to inspire the creation of spaces in which clients and their communities work, heal, live, and learn. Social responsibility is a fundamental aspect of Perkins+Will's culture and every year the company donates 1% of its design services to pro bono initiatives. For more information, visit www.perkinswill.com.
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