Credit 2.1: Construction Waste Management,
Divert 50% from Disposal
In an effort to divert construction waste from disposal, recyclable waste was separated, inspected, stockpiled, and covered to prevent windblown dust and to protect it from moisture.
Credit 3.1: Materials Reuse,
Reused building materials include furniture and decorative items from the previous office building, thereby reducing the demand for new materials and the waste associated with producing them.
Credit 5.2: Regional Materials,
20% Processed & Manufactured Regionally
Building materials extracted and manufactured regionally constituted 20% of the total materials value. Recycled steel came from Indiana, brick from Iowa, glass from Ohio, and new furniture was manufactured in Michigan.
Credit 3.1: Constructional
IAQ Management Plan
During construction, the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) IAQ guidelines were complied with to reduce indoor air quality problems and to sustain the health and well-being of construction workers and building occupants.
Credit 4.1: Low-Emitting Materials,
Adhesives & Sealants
The use of adhesives and sealants comply with the volatile organic compound (VOC) limits established by LEED®, thereby reducing the quantity of indoor air quality contaminants harmful to the installers and occupants.
Credit 4.2: Low-Emitting Materials,
Paints & Coatings
The use of paints and coatings comply with the volatile organic compound (VOC) limits established by LEED® were used during the construction of the building thereby reducing the quantity of indoor air quality contaminants harmful to the installers and occupants.
Credit 2: Leed® Accredited Professional
A LEED® Accredited Professional (AP) was involved with the entire construction process and continues to be involved in the operation of the building. This involvement allows for greater consistency and continuing education about green designs and applications.
Credit 3.2: Construction IAQ Management Plan, Before Occupancy
Before occupancy, the building was flushed out with the required volume of outdoor air to reduce the amount of indoor contaminants that might have remained at the end of construction.