PEOPLE: designer, KlingStubbins, Cambridge, Mass.; development manager, leasing agent, property manager and construction manager, Jones Lang LaSalle, Chicago; utility rebate, NStar, Westwood, Mass.; and owner, 670 Albany Street 2004 LLC, Boston
GREEN POINTS: BioSquare, Boston’s third state-of-the-art lab and research building, was awarded LEED for Core and Shell Certified status by the Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Green Building Council. The 176,000-square-foot (16350-m²), 8-story facility has incorporated an environmental-design program that involves a comprehensive rebate initiative with the local utility company. The project boasts 20 percent savings in energy consumption; a 40 percent reduction in water usage; clean-up of a former industrial site; recycling of 90 percent of construction waste; use of low-emitting, recycled construction materials; purchase of green power; sustainable landscaping; and narrow floor plates for daylight penetration.