Building 3 Renovation​

Sustainability Achievements

Achieve LEED Silver certification

Reduce energy consumption by 20% below the ASHRAE standard 90.1-2007

  • All  building utilities, electricity, water, steam, chilled water, will be metered
  • Install Energy Star rated equipment where possible
  • Utilizes energy efficient lighting to include automatic dimming controls, daylight sensors, occupancy sensors and provides manual lighting controls and appropriate glare controls

Incorporates high efficiency HVAC equipment and systems

Reduce water use by at least 20% below current codes

  • Eliminate domestic water use for irrigation through xeriscaping
  • Install low flow, WaterSense Labeled plumbing fixtures, low flow toilets, low flow urinals, faucet aerators, and low flow motion-sensing lavatory fixtures
  • Building systems and equipment will be commissioned by an independent third party commissioning team

Eliminates the use of volatile organic compounds and ozone depleting substances

Approximately 10% of the total value of the materials used in the project, based on cost, will include recycled content material

Approximately 2.5% of the total value of the materials used in the project, based on cost, will include bio-based and rapidly renewable material

Project will recycle more than 75% of its construction waste​

Fig.14- View of Renovated Building 3 (below)
View of Renovated Building 3

Fig. 15- Location Bethesda
Location - Bethesda1