Boris Feldblyum

MATERIALS AND SOURCES: / HIGH-ALBEDO ROOF SYSTEM / Carlisle Sure Weld Extra Reinforced TPO Roof membrane, Carlisle Syntec, Carlisle, Pa., / STORM-WATER SYSTEM / Aqua-Swirl stormwater treatment system, AquaShield Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn., / URINALS / Falcon Waterfree Technologies, Grand Rapids, Mich., / DUAL-FLUSH TOILETS AND LOW-FLOW LAVATORY FAUCETS / Sloan Valve Co., Franklin Park, Ill., / LOW-FLOW SHOWERHEADS / Oxygenics, Modesto, Calif., GREEN POINTS: Encompassing nearly 50,000 square feet (4645 m2), the community center replaces two existing buildings. Public amenities include a full-service gymnasium, dance studio, computer lab, multipurpose rooms and a weight-training room. Sustainable elements include a reflective roof, permanent planters on the rooftop that reduce storm-water runoff and limit the need for potable water, proximity to public transportation, secure bike racks, changing facilities, and the use of low-VOC materials and dormered skylights. The project is seeking LEED Silver certification for New Construction from the U.S. Green Building Council, Washington, D.C.

Project provided by Leo A. Daly, Washington,