Sustainable Sites

  • Implemented Erosion and Sedimentation Control (ESC) and Stormwater Pollution Prevention (SWPPP) measures, reducing stormwater runoff and sedimentation of local waterways
  • Provided preferred parking for low emitting and fuel-efficient vehicles
  • Improved the quality of stormwater runoff
  • Reduced heat island effect by installing reflective roof membrane

Water Efficiency

  • Reduced outdoor potable water use by 61% through use of drought-tolerant landscaping and high-efficiency irrigation and controls
  • Reduced indoor potable water use by 39% through use of high efficiency plumbing fixtures

Energy & Atmosphere

  • Completed fundamental commissioning to ensure proper design, installation, and operation of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and irrigation systems and controls
  • Reduced annual energy cost by 53% through utilization of high-efficiency LED interior/exterior lighting, efficient building envelope, and enhanced HVAC controls
  • Purchased Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) to offset 50% of the facility’s estimated energy use

Materials & Resources

  • Diverted 73% of construction and demolition waste from landfill
  • Sourced 30% of building materials from recycled resources
  • Sourced 26% of building materials regionally

Indoor Environmental Quality

  • Improved indoor air quality through increased ventilation
  • Implemented a construction Indoor air quality management plan
  • Sourced low-emitting construction materials and finishes

Innovation in Design

  • Solar Ready Roof Installation