Sustainable Sites

  • Implemented Erosion and Sedimentation Control (ESC) and Stormwater Pollution Prevention (SWPPP) measures, reducing stormwater runoff and sedimentation of local waterways
  • Reduced heat island effect by installing reflective roof membrane

Water Efficiency

  • Reduced outdoor potable water use by 71% through use of drought-tolerant landscaping and high-efficiency irrigation and controls
  • Reduced indoor potable water use by 35% through use of high-efficiency plumbing fixtures
  • Utilized potable water submetering to track water consumption
  • Minimized water use by avoiding cooling tower

Energy & Atmosphere

  • Completed fundamental commissioning to ensure proper design, installation, and operation of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and controls
  • Reduced annual energy cost by 24% through utilization of high-efficiency LED interior/exterior lighting, efficient building envelope, and enhanced HVAC controls
  • Purchased Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) to offset 600% of the facility‚Äôs estimated energy use

Materials & Resources

  • Diverted 80% of construction and demolition waste from landfill
  • Sourced building materials with environmental product declarations

Indoor Environmental Quality

  • Improved indoor air quality through ventilation monitoring
  • Implemented a construction Indoor air quality management plan
  • Sourced low-emitting construction materials and finishes
  • Designed all spaces to meet thermal comfort standards per ASHRAE 55-2017

Innovation in Design

  • Implemented green education program