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Federal Center South Building 1202 – Seattle, Washington

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Building: Federal Center South Building 1202
Location: Seattle, Washington
Address: 4645 E Marginal Way S, Seattle, WA 98134
Architects: ZGF Architects
Structural Engineer: KPFF Consulting Engineers
Mechanical Engineer: WSP Flack + Kurtz
Construction Manager: Sellen Construction Company
Size: 209,000 sq ft
Completed in 2012
Cost: $65 million

AE Interest: Currently certified LEED Gold (looking to achieve LEED Platinum certification), Energy Star score of 100, Energy Performance 40% better than ASHRAE 90.1 2007, 2030 Challenge compliant, Energy Use Index (EUI) of 20.3 KBtu/sf/year, top 1% of energy-efficient office buildings in the US, “chilled sails” radiant cooling, rainwater plumbing, solar shading, exposed structures, heavy usage of timber to reflect Washington’s landscape. [Source]

Written by Josh Martin

November 10, 2017 at 10:29 am

Posted in Built

One Washingtonian Center – Gaithersburg, Maryland

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Building: One Washingtonian Center
Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland
Address: 9801 Washingtonian Blvd, Gaithersburg MD 20878
Architect: Ward/Hall Associates
Size: 341,000 sq. ft.
Completed: 1989

AE Interest: Achieved LEED Platinum as a result of a renovation project, Energy Star score of 90, reduced water usage by 30% from baseline, uses only Green Seal cleaning products, 50% of building’s solid waste is recycled, performs more efficiently than 75% of similar buildings in the area, offices are stocked with recycled paper products, recyclable materials are collected daily, cafeteria and other amenities on site. [Source 1, Source 2, Source 3, Source 4]

Written by Josh Martin

November 10, 2017 at 10:29 am

Posted in Built