Commercial: How We Helped 4220 Duncan - Cortex Innovation Community

4220 Duncan, located in St. Louis’ Cortex Innovation Community, is a 182,000 sq. ft., five-story building designed for various uses.

It provides office and lab space for entrepreneurs, researchers, and tech-sector employees to work, collaborate, and unwind.

The building includes a two-story atrium lobby, restaurant, grab-and-go market, full-service health club, and both indoor and outdoor event and conference spaces.

Landscaped courtyards and proximity to a new light-rail station enhance its community connectivity.

The building houses notable tenants such as the Cambridge Innovation Center, Move by BJC, Boeing X, the Chocolate Pig eatery, and the region’s first Microsoft Technology Center.

Automatic Controls Equipment Systems Inc. (ACES) provided 4220 Duncan an advanced building automation system, Automated Logic’s WebCTRL©.

The building automation system helps optimize and control critical equipment within the building including:

Achieving LEED Gold certification, 4220 Duncan demonstrates a strong commitment to environmental stewardship, with energy-efficient systems reducing energy consumption and operational costs.

4220 Duncan is a vital part of the Cortex Innovation Community, fostering innovation and entrepreneurial activities.

According to James Berens, CEO of Wexford Science & Technology, “Spaces like 4220 provide a center of gravity and congregation for the well-recognized and expanding innovation and entrepreneurial activities taking place across St. Louis”.

4220 Duncan highlights ACES’ expertise in building automation solutions, ensuring efficient, sustainable, and reliable building operations.

This project reinforces the Cortex campus’s status as a premier hub for innovation and business excellence.

Commercial Buildings

In the commercial industry, businesses face challenges in managing and controlling energy consumption, maintaining optimal comfort levels, and ensuring the safety and security of their buildings.

These issues can lead to increased operational costs, inefficient use of resources, and discomfort for occupants.

Our energy solutions provide a comprehensive solution by integrating various systems such as HVAC, lighting, access control, and energy management.

This allows businesses to monitor and control their building operations centrally, optimize energy usage, and enhance occupant comfort and safety.