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  • AIA/COTE Top Ten Green Projects in 2011

Ratings

  • U.S. Green Building Council LEED-NC, v.2.2 in 2009;  achievement level: Gold
    • Sustainable Sites, 9 of 14 possible points
      • SS Prerequisite 1, Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
      • SS Credit 1, Site Selection
      • SS Credit 2, Development Density & Community Connectivity
      • SS Credit 4.1, Alternative Transportation, Public Transportation Access
      • SS Credit 4.2, Alternative Transportation, Bicycle Storage & Changing Rooms
      • SS Credit 4.4, Alternative Transportation, Parking Capacity
      • SS Credit 5.2, Site Development, Maximize Open Space
      • SS Credit 6.1, Stormwater Design, Quantity Control
      • SS Credit 7.2, Heat Island Effect, Roof
      • SS Credit 8, Light Pollution Reduction

    • Water Efficiency, 4 of 5 possible points
      • WE Credit 1.1, Water Efficient Landscaping, Reduce by 50%
      • WE Credit 1.2, Water Efficient Landscaping, No Potable Use or No Irrigation
      • WE Credit 3.1, Water Use Reduction, 20% Reduction
      • WE Credit 3.2, Water Use Reduction, 30% Reduction

    • Energy and Atmosphere, 11 of 17 possible points
      • EA Prerequisite 1, Fundamental Commissioning of the Building Energy Systems
      • EA Prerequisite 2, Minimum Energy Performance
      • EA Prerequisite 3, Fundamental Refrigerant Management
      • EA Credit 1.1, Optimize Energy Performance, 10.5% New / 3.5% Existing
      • EA Credit 1.2, Optimize Energy Performance, 14.5% New / 7% Existing
      • EA Credit 1.3, Optimize Energy Performance, 17.5% New / 10.5% Existing
      • EA Credit 1.4, Optimize Energy Performance, 21% New / 14% Existing
      • EA Credit 1.5, Optimize Energy Performance, 24.5% New / 17.5% Existing
      • EA Credit 1.6, Optimize Energy Performance, 26% New / 21% Existing
      • EA Credit 1.7, Optimize Energy Performance, 31.5% New / 24.5% Existing
      • EA Credit 1.8, Optimize Energy Performance, 35% New / 28% Existing
      • EA Credit 1.9, Optimize Energy Performance, 38.5% New / 31.5% Existing
      • EA Credit 3, Enhanced Commissioning
      • EA Credit 6, Green Power

    • Materials and Resources, 4 of 13 possible points
      • MR Prerequisite 1, Storage and Collection of Recyclables
      • MR Credit 2.1, Construction Waste Management, Divert 50% from Disposal
      • MR Credit 2.2, Construction Waste Management, Divert 75% from Disposal
      • MR Credit 4.1, Recycled Content, 10%
      • MR Credit 5.1, Regional Materials, 10%

    • Indoor Environmental Quality, 10 of 15 possible points
      • EQ Prerequisite 1, Minimum IAQ Performance
      • EQ Prerequisite 2, Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control
      • EQ Credit 3.1, Construction IAQ Management Plan, During Construction
      • EQ Credit 3.2, Construction IAQ Management Plan, Before Occupancy
      • EQ Credit 4.1, Low-Emitting Materials, Adhesives & Sealants
      • EQ Credit 4.2, Low-Emitting Materials, Paints & Coatings
      • EQ Credit 4.3, Low-Emitting Materials, Carpet Systems
      • EQ Credit 5, Indoor Chemical Pollutant Source Control
      • EQ Credit 6.1, Controlability of Systems, Lighting
      • EQ Credit 7.1, Thermal Comfort, Design
      • EQ Credit 8.1, Daylight & Views, Daylight 75% of Spaces
      • EQ Credit 8.2, Daylight & Views, Views for 90% of Spaces

    • Innovation and Design Process, 5 of 5 possible points
      • ID Credit 1.1, Innovation in Design: "Exemplary Performance, SSc5.2"
      • ID Credit 1.2, Innovation in Design: "LEED-CI EQc4.5 Compliance"
      • ID Credit 1.3, Innovation in Design: "Green Housekeeping"
      • ID Credit 1.4, Innovation in Design: "Green Building Education"
      • ID Credit 2, LEED Accredited Professional



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Last updated: 4/14/2011

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