Tri-State Cosmetology Institute
Tri-State Cosmetology Institute new facility is a 13,000 square foot building that includes a trade school with various classrooms, a 40-chair salon regularly open to the public where students provide hair cuts, manicure, pedicure and massages and the school administrative offices.
The structure and envelope were constructed in accordance with Energy Star standards v3.0 for commercial facilities. These standards include measures focused on improvement in several key areas of the structure detailing, high-performance windows, tight construction and ducts, and efficient heating and cooling equipment. Daylighting is an important aspect of the facility with large skylights throughout where artificial lighting is not necessary most days.