Sustainable Sites

  • Reduced stormwater runoff and sedimentation of local waterways by implementing Erosion and Sedimentation Control (ESC) and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)
  • Created preferred parking for low-emission vehicles and fuel-efficiency vehicles
  • Lowered the heat island effect by installing a reflective roof membrane

Water Efficiency

  • Reduced water consumption by 40.9% through installation of low-flow plumbing fixtures

Energy & Atmosphere

  • Ensured proper design, installation and operation of equipment/systems through commissioning efforts
  • Decreased annual energy consumption/cost by 41.8% through reduced lighting power density (LPD) for interior and exterior lights and efficient HVAC systems

Materials & Resources

  • 15% of permanently installed building products contained recycled content
  • 17% of permanently installed building products were extracted/manufactured within 500 miles of project site

Indoor Environmental Quality

  • Exceeded local and national codes for building ventilation
  • Implemented indoor air quality management plan during construction
  • Installed low-emitting construction materials to improve occupant comfort/satisfaction
  • Designed project to comply with the thermal comfort requirements in ASHRAE Standard 55-2004