Building renovation included new window openings using high performance glazing systems and increase insulation. Skylights were added to the roof to reduce the need for electric lighting by 60%. We also installed a highly efficient plumbing system including waterless and dual-flush devices with electronic controls which reduced potable water consumption by 40%. We used natural bio swells to filter storm water and reduce run-off. Additionally, we installed drought-tolerant plants and specialized irrigation controls to minimize water use by 75%.
2009 Green Ground Breaker Award
USGBC – NCC Green Building Super Heroes