|GE Energy Financial Services Building by Perkins Eastman Achieves LEED GOLD-CI Certification|
|Wednesday, 30 September 2009 06:57|
Perkins Eastman announced yesterday, that the 280,000 sf new headquarters of GE Energy Financial Services in Stamford, CT has attained LEED Gold status for Commercial Interiors.
Perkins Eastman’s Stamford office teamed with Sustainable Design Collaborative (SDC) as LEED consultant to develop a strategy that included 100% use of green power from wind, 30% reduction in water usage, 20% use of recycled materials in the project’s interior finishes, 20% use of materials manufactured within a 500-mile radius, “cradle-to-cradle” furniture, use of low Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) emitting materials, and incorporation of alternative transportation, including provision for bicyclists. More than 75% of waste was diverted from landfills during construction. Green design features include a series of branding walls that explore the company’s history and educate visitors and staff.
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|Last Updated on Saturday, 21 November 2009 17:32|