MATERIALS AND SOURCES: / HIGH-ALBEDO ROOF SYSTEM / Carlisle Sure Weld Extra Reinforced TPO Roof membrane, Carlisle Syntec, Carlisle, Pa., www.carlisle-syntec.com / STORM-WATER SYSTEM / Aqua-Swirl stormwater treatment system, AquaShield Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn., www.aquashieldinc.com / URINALS / Falcon Waterfree Technologies, Grand Rapids, Mich., www.falconwaterfree.com / DUAL-FLUSH TOILETS AND LOW-FLOW LAVATORY FAUCETS / Sloan Valve Co., Franklin Park, Ill., www.sloanvalve.com / LOW-FLOW SHOWERHEADS / Oxygenics, Modesto, Calif., www.oxygenics.com 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, www.leoadaly.com