Building Owner: New York Power Authority
General Contractor: Scully Construction
Application: GFP (Gas Filled Panel) Insulation system installed on exterior walls behind steam ra-diators and in plenum section above drop-ceiling.
Completion Date: 5th Floor September 2009; 13 Floors Total
Remainder of Building: 2011
GFP Insulation was selected to upgrade the 5th floor of the NYPA LEED Gold Rated Building in White Plains New York. 13 Floors will be renovated with the objec-tive of upgrading the sustainability or Green features in the building. Argon gas was used to fill the GFP (Gas Filled Panel) Insulation panels. Each 1.5” panel has an R-value of R-6.4. Reflective Insulation System included: 4 to 6 GFP Panels per section, RBI Shield Facing and insulation anchors were added to the existing 2” of foil-faced fiberglass bringing the system R-value to R-24.2.