AltusWorks is proud to announce Edgebrook Elementary School Addition recently received LEED Silver Certification!
The Edgebrook Elementary School two story addition was approximately 36,000 sf and included 8 classrooms, a science lab, computer lab, cafeteria and kitchen, and elevator. Edgebrook Elementary achieved LEED certification for energy use, lighting, water and material use as well as incorporating a variety of other sustainable strategies. By using less energy and water, LEED certified buildings save money for families, businesses and taxpayers; reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and contribute to a healthier environment for residents, workers and the larger community.
LEED certification of Edgebrook Elementary School was based on a number of green design and construction features that positively impact the project itself and the broader community. These features include:
- Daylight harvesting within classrooms
- Green roofs on 72% of the addition, 45% of whole roof area
- Bioswale and rain garden development for stormwater management
- Dedicated recycling space within the building
- Low flow urinals and automatic flush urinals and toilets
- Use of water efficient landscaping
- 20% post-consumer recycled construction materials and 20% regional materials
- Use of low VOC emitting materials