Commercial Architecture May 2016 - (Page 24)

PROJECT exteriors Insulation Chills Cold-Storage Facility ACH Foam panels keep the floor, walls, and roof cool for a Wisconsin cranberry business. The Badger State project used 1,975,000 board feet of ACH Foam-Control flat EPS roof insulation. B adger State Fruit Processing Inc., a family-owned business Wayne and his brother Tom built their first cold-storage facility in Pittsville, WI, provides a unique combination of ser- in 1996, adding a vital link to the distribution chain between grow- vices to the state's cranberry industry. The requirements ers and processors. Today, the firm has the capacity to process of a recent 186,250-sq.-ft. plant expansion included demanding 25-million pounds of finished product annually and accounts for temperature-control requirements and the need to minimize op- more than 2-million gallons of cranberry juice concentrate and erational expenses. 5-million gallons of single-strength juice. The company's roots trace back to the 1980s, when owner Plant manager Mark Konrardy was responsible for overseeing Wayne Gardner was supporting the cranberry industry as a truck the latest round of facility expansions at Badger State, a 186,250-sq.- driver. For Gardner, the greatest deficiency in Wisconsin's early ft. plant expansion in a design-build delivery. 1990's supply chain was a lack of sufficient cleaning, receiving, and cold-storage stations close to where the fruit was grown. 24 COMMERCI A L A RCHI T EC T URE MAY 2016 In adding a massive cold-storage facility to existing operations, one of the most important variables was how to meet demanding

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Commercial Architecture May 2016

The Architects
Regulations Shape Hospital Design
Architectural Glass Goes First Class
Healthcare Green Design
Interiors Products
Insulation Chills Cold-Storage Facility
Exteriors Products
Dynamic Glass Transforms Elevated Oasis
High-Speed Doors Add Zip To Service Center
Windows & Doors Products
Controlling The Sun
Building Technology Products
VRF Holds Key To Detroit Renovation
Tankless Units Heat Water For 17 Stories
HVAC & Plumbing Products
Retrofit Cuts Operation Costs by 85%
Power Monitor Tracks Non-Light Loads, Too
Lighting & Electrical Products

Commercial Architecture May 2016