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George Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, October 28, 1776, Memorandum Granting Permission for Jefferson's to Use Wythe's House in Williamsburg, Virginia

George Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, October 28, 1776, Memorandum Grantin...

Memorandum Granting Permission for Jefferson's to Use Wythe's House in Williamsburg, Virginia

Thomas Jefferson to George Wythe, March 1, 1779, Memorandum on Bill to Regulate Practicing Attorneys; Changes in Court System

Thomas Jefferson to George Wythe, March 1, 1779, Memorandum on Bill to...

Memorandum on Bill to Regulate Practicing Attorneys; Changes in Court System

[Map of part of Wythe County, Va.].

[Map of part of Wythe County, Va.].

Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by form lines. Title, date, and scale from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing linen on a 3/4-inch grid. LC Civil War maps (2nd e... more

Field map of the north part of Wythe County /

Field map of the north part of Wythe County /

Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Date and scale derived from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. A pencil correction in the title inserts the name of "Lt. Magill Smith, Topl. Engr." a... more

Map of 11,000 acres of iron and coal lands in Wythe Co., Va. /

Map of 11,000 acres of iron and coal lands in Wythe Co., Va. /

General map, does not give mining information. Pen-and-ink, watercolor and pencil, mounted on cloth. Title from verso partially obscured by mounting. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H250 Available also through the... more

Wythe County, Va. with part of Pulaski Co. : products of soil, ores, rocks, railways, roads, furnaces, etc., etc. /

Wythe County, Va. with part of Pulaski Co. : products of soil, ores, r...

Shows geology, economics and names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. "Copyright 1888, by C.R. Boyd." LC Land ownership maps, 1368 Includes "Explanation of Colors." Available also through the Library ... more

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - Virginia - Wythe County - Wytheville - ED 99-18, ED 99-19, ED 99-20, ED 99-21

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - Virginia - Wythe County - Wyth...

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - Virginia - Wythe County

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Insulation is placed in the walls for the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility in Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2009-6800

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Insulation is placed in the walls for the Prope...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Insulation is placed in the walls for the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility in Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A tilt-up constructi... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Concrete covers the insulation in the walls for the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility in Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2009-6795

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Concrete covers the insulation in the walls for...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Concrete covers the insulation in the walls for the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility in Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A tilt-up ... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, concrete layers on either side of the high-density foam insulation of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility's walls will prevent any transfer of radiant heat between the exterior and interior of the building.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2009-6796

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, concrete layers on either side of the high-density foam insulation of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance ... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, high-density foam insulation between the concrete layers of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility's walls will prevent any transfer of radiant heat between the exterior and interior of the building.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2009-6802

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, high-density foam insulation between the concrete layers of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility's... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Construction of the walls for the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility begins in Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2009-6799

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Construction of the walls for the Propellants N...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Construction of the walls for the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility begins in Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A tilt-up constructio... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the walls for the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility get a layer of high-density foam insulation.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2009-6801

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the walls for the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility get a layer of high-density foam insulation. ... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Concrete is poured over the insulation in the walls for the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility in Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2009-6793

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Concrete is poured over the insulation in the w...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Concrete is poured over the insulation in the walls for the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility in Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A ... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The 525-foot-tall Vehicle Assembly Building, in the background, is witness to the formation of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility, a new "green" building under construction in Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.  Concrete layers on either side of high-density foam insulation in the facility's walls will prevent any transfer of radiant heat between the exterior and interior of the buildings.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1114

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The 525-foot-tall Vehicle Assembly Building, in...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The 525-foot-tall Vehicle Assembly Building, in the background, is witness to the formation of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility, a new "green" building under ... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility begins to take shape as its walls are lifted into position.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1111

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility begins to take shape as its walls are lifted into position. ... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, one of the walls of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility glides through the air into position.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1108

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, one of the walls of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility glides through the air into position. ... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the first wall of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility is lifted into place.  In the background is the 525-foot-tall Vehicle Assembly Building.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1106

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the first wall of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility is lifted into place. In the background is... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, man and machine work side by side to position the walls of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1116

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, man and machine work side by side to position the walls of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility. ... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, reminiscent of a barn-raising, the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility springs into being in a single day as its walls are lifted into position.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1121

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, reminiscent of a barn-raising, the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility springs into being in a single... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, a worker is seen through an opening left for a doorway in a newly erected wall of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1113

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, a worker is seen through an opening left for a doorway in a newly erected wall of the Propellants North Administrative and ... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the final shape of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility becomes apparent as its walls are erected.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1120

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the final shape of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility becomes apparent as its walls are erected.... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, one of the walls of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility is lowered into the trench which will support it.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1110

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, one of the walls of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility is lowered into the trench which will sup... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility begins to take shape as its walls are lifted into position.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1112

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility begins to take shape as its walls are lifted into position. ... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, a team of construction workers ensures that the walls of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility are installed properly.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1117

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, a team of construction workers ensures that the walls of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility are ... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, workers guide one of the walls of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility into place.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1109

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, workers guide one of the walls of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility into place. A tilt-up co... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, a row of walls is erected as the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility takes shape.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1118

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, a row of walls is erected as the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility takes shape. A tilt-up constr... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, steady progress is made by a team of construction workers to erect the walls of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1119

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, steady progress is made by a team of construction workers to erect the walls of the Propellants North Administrative and Ma... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, a crane is enlisted to lift the walls of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility into position.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1115

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, a crane is enlisted to lift the walls of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility into position. A ... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, workers lift one of the walls of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility into an upright position.    A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1107

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, workers lift one of the walls of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility into an upright position. ... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, construction of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility is moving ahead with the placement of all of the outside walls complete.    Concrete layers on either side of high-density foam insulation in the facility's walls will prevent any transfer of radiant heat between the exterior and interior of the buildings.  A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1161

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, construction of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility is moving ahead with the placement of all of ... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the last outside wall of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility is lifted into place.    Concrete layers on either side of high-density foam insulation in the facility's walls will prevent any transfer of radiant heat between the exterior and interior of the buildings.  A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1156

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the last outside wall of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility is lifted into place. Concrete la... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, this crane raised all of the outside walls of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility over a period of two days.    Concrete layers on either side of high-density foam insulation in the facility's walls will prevent any transfer of radiant heat between the exterior and interior of the buildings.  A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1160

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, this crane raised all of the outside walls of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility over a period o... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, construction workers survey the last outside wall of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility.    Concrete layers on either side of high-density foam insulation in the facility's walls will prevent any transfer of radiant heat between the exterior and interior of the buildings.  A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1158

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, construction workers survey the last outside wall of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility. Conc... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, all of the exterior walls of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility have been lifted into place.    Concrete layers on either side of high-density foam insulation in the facility's walls will prevent any transfer of radiant heat between the exterior and interior of the buildings.  A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1157

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, all of the exterior walls of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility have been lifted into place. ... more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, with the placement of the last outside wall of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility, the "barn-raising" of the new "green" facility is complete.    Concrete layers on either side of high-density foam insulation in the facility's walls will prevent any transfer of radiant heat between the exterior and interior of the buildings.  A tilt-up construction method is being used to erect a THERMOMASS concrete wall insulation system for the facility's walls.  In this approach, the exterior layer of concrete for the wall panels is poured and leveled on the building's footprint. Then, prefabricated, predrilled insulation sheets are arranged on top of the unhardened concrete, and connectors, designed to hold the sandwiched layers of concrete and insulation secure, are inserted through the predrilled holes. Next, the structural wythe is poured.  Once cured, these panels are lifted upright to form the building's envelope.  The facility will have a two-story administrative building to house managers, mechanics and technicians who fuel spacecraft at Kennedy adjacent to an 1,800-square-foot single-story shop to store cryogenic fuel transfer equipment.  The new facility will feature high-efficiency roofs and walls, “Cool Dry Quiet” air conditioning with energy recovery technology, efficient lighting, and other sustainable features. The facility is striving to qualify for the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, Platinum certification. If successful, Propellants North will be the first Kennedy facility to achieve this highest of LEED ratings after it is completed in the summer of 2010.  The facility was designed for NASA by Jones Edmunds and Associates.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2010-1159

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Ce...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - In Launch Complex 39 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, with the placement of the last outside wall of the Propellants North Administrative and Maintenance Facility, the "barn-rai... more