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plumbing

PROJECT
utilizing the most basic element of drawing-the line-in

nance staff love the layout and design of the new and

different ways and forms," Edwards noted.

improved bathrooms and their fixtures," Richardson

When it came to selecting just the right bath fixtures

noted. "They find them extremely easy to keep clean

and fittings to support the very specific "1920s meets

and, from a maintenance perspective, it is easy to get to

2015" feel of The Renwick, Stonehill & Taylor opted for

most of the mechanicals when needed. The subway tiles

DXV, the flagship luxury portfolio of decorative plumb-

are very simple to wipe down and the in-tile drains are a

ing fixture and faucet manufacturer American Standard,

great feature."

Piscataway, NJ. The brand was a natural fit for The Ren-

Back in the lobby, scrawled on the mural is another

wick, given that its collections re-imagine the most influ-

quote from F. Scott Fitzgerald: "I hope you live a life you

ential design movements of the past 140 years.

are proud of." The entire team that reinvented his artist

The company's fixtures and fittings do not merely
reproduce styles from each era. Rather, they are inspired

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by historically significant designs, reinterpreting them
in light of today's aesthetic and performance demands.
Each of the movements-Classic, Golden Era, Modern,

FACE-OFF

and Contemporary-include bath-fixture suites and
complementary faucet collections.
"In this case, the fixtures were more about subtle
design and function that played well with the other elements in the space," Edwards said. "We like how the

VARIABLE SPEED vs. FIXED SPEED COMPRESSORS

streamlined design supports the overall design." For
example, the contemporary design of the toilet highlights pure form and emphasizes symmetry and precision. Its elongated form tastefully demonstrates simple
elegance and restrained style.
"The vanity is reminiscent of an artist's workbench," Edwards explained. It incorporates the serene
and minimalist faucet highlighted with distinctively
geometric lever handles. The vanity also features a rectangular, under-counter lavatory, which provides a subtly sophisticated vibe to the bathroom.
"The shower experience, in particular, is valued
greatly by guests. Water pressure, hot water, intuitive

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LOW

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VARIABLE SPEED
COMPRESSORS...

MECHANICALLY-MODULATED AND
STANDARD FIXED SPEED COMPRESSORS...

make or break a guest's stay," Edwards noted.
For the best guest experience, Stonehill & Taylor
designers selected a luxurious multifunction rain show-

stay on - but their speed changes to
precisely meet capacity requirements.
ADAPTABILITY

erhead that delivers relaxing waterflow on demand. It is
complemented by a serene, fashion-forward personal-shower set and a sleek hand shower. On top of that,
Renwick guests are treated to a tranquil bathing experience in impeccably designed tubs.
"Style, price, and quality were equally ranking in
the decision process," Edwards said. "Touring the
showroom and gaining a better understanding of the
collection and company was helpful during the model
room process. Quick turn-around on pricing and
speedy responses were key in our time crunch. The roll-

maintain loads without undue system stress
or wasted energy.
EFFICIENCY

modulate from 20 to 100 hertz offering more
system equalization and has a soft start feature
that begins at the lowest frequency and ramps up.

OFF

ON

either run at a constant speed - rapidly engaging/
disengaging a scroll set to maintain loads - or are fullyon or fully-off, with no middle ground.
continually operate at high speed -wasting
energy causing wear and tear - or they over/
undershoot the load.

DURABILITY

run at 60 hertz - making them work much
harder to equalize the system when turned
off and on.

THE WINNER IS CLEAR: THE gFORCE ULTRA IN ALL THREE ROUNDS!
The gForce Ultra uses less energy and saves money with a turndown ratio of 4:1.
Additionally, these units come in an array of capacity ranges from 2 to 34 tons,
(7-125 kW), and can scale up or down in capacity to meet demand.

out was seamless as far as I know. We didn't hear of any
issues with pricing, lead times, missing or broken components. No news is good news!" she added.
More good news: "The Renwick bathroom is the
highlight of the room for most of our corporate travel-

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ers," Richardson reported. Hotel staff members are impressed as well. "The room attendants and mainteCIRCLE 223

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Commercial Architecture April 2017

The Architects
Building Focus: Hospitality
Providing Healthcare Underfoot
Prescription For Healthcare Surfaces
Interiors Products
Upgraded Hot-Water System Satisfies Tenants
Making The Grade With HVAC Upgrades
Bathrooms Highlight Hotel Renovation
HVAC & Plumbing Products
Performing Arts Centers Bolster Communities
Hotel Roofs Frame Canadian Rockies View
Masonry Delivers Sheriff's Office Presence
Exteriors Products
Light Fixtures Transform Resort Courtyard
Lighting & Electrical Products
Taking Control At San Francisco International
The Ins and Outs Of Multi-Tenant Parking
Windows & Doors Products
Building Technology Products
Showcase
Index
Portfolio
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - Cover1
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - Cover2
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Commercial Architecture April 2017 - The Architects
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Commercial Architecture April 2017 - Building Focus: Hospitality
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Commercial Architecture April 2017 - Providing Healthcare Underfoot
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Commercial Architecture April 2017 - Prescription For Healthcare Surfaces
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 27
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Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 29
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - Interiors Products
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 31
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Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 37
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - Upgraded Hot-Water System Satisfies Tenants
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 39
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - Making The Grade With HVAC Upgrades
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 41
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 42
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 43
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - Bathrooms Highlight Hotel Renovation
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Commercial Architecture April 2017 - HVAC & Plumbing Products
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Commercial Architecture April 2017 - Performing Arts Centers Bolster Communities
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 53
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Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 55
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - Hotel Roofs Frame Canadian Rockies View
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 57
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - Masonry Delivers Sheriff's Office Presence
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 59
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 60
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - Exteriors Products
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 62
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 63
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 64
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - Light Fixtures Transform Resort Courtyard
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 66
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - Lighting & Electrical Products
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Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 69
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - Taking Control At San Francisco International
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Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 72
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 73
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - The Ins and Outs Of Multi-Tenant Parking
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 75
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - Windows & Doors Products
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 77
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - 78
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - Building Technology Products
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - Showcase
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - Index
Commercial Architecture April 2017 - Portfolio
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