• Knight Cancer Research Building at OHSU

  • Knight Cancer Research Building at OHSU

  • Knight Cancer Research Building at OHSU

Knight Cancer Research Building, OHSU

Portland, OR

Business Type

Research laboratory

Size

300,000 square feet

Architect

SRG Partnership

Owner

Oregon Health & Sciences University

PAE Role

Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering

Building analysis and modeling (BAM)

Architectural lighting design

LEED Platinum

99

EUI

(Energy Use Index)

35

Percent better energy efficiency

Sustainability

Certifications

  • Pursuing Architecture 2030
  • Pursuing LEED Platinum

Progress Report

Pursuing 35% energy efficiency
Pursuing EUI of 99 kBTU/sf/yr

Special features

  • A cascading air system saves energy by reusing conditioned air from office spaces in the lab as makeup air for the required exhaust
  • Variable speed lab exhaust fans respond to exterior wind conditions and reduce energy use
  • Heat recovery chiller and air-side heat recovery
  • LED lighting technology