• 3423 McIntosh Road, Hollywood, FL

Energy

  • Reduced energy usage by 39% better than state building code
  • Implemented occupancy sensors for lighting control
  • Used high-efficiency lighting, primarily LED, throughout property to greatly reduce energy usage on both interior and exterior
  • Implemented basic commissioning and testing of HVAC, lighting, and plumbing equipment to ensure optimal operation

Water

  • Installed primarily drought-tolerant landscaping and non-invasive plants
  • Greatly reduced turf in landscape design to require less irrigation
  • Installed low flow plumbing fixtures including water closets, urinals, and lavatories
  • Installed and verified the proper operation of rain sensor to control irrigation

Site

  • Implemented and monitored Erosion Sedimentation Control (ESC) and Stormwater Pollution Prevention (SWPPP) measures throughout the job
  • Assigned a Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) certified professional to monitor the site during construction
  • Installed white reflective roof to reduce heat island effect and energy consumption
  • Specified exterior lighting that shines down and not up to reduce light pollution in the sky

Health

  • Installed formaldehyde-free insulation throughout the building
  • Adhered to Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Management best practices for construction to reduce interior contaminants
  • Provided floor layout that allows many office staff to have a view to the outdoors

Disaster Mitigation

  • Specified all windows to have impact glazing for hurricane protection
  • Raised the finish floor elevation and put mechanical equipment on the roof to protect from flooding
  • Installed tilt-up concrete walls that are inherently fire resistant