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10/12/2010

WPS Rhinelander Service Center Earns LEED Certification

Wisconsin Public Service Corporation new service center scores with LEED.

 
WPS Rhinelander Service Center Earns LEED Certification

The Wisconsin Public Service Center is a 76,000-square-foot “green” office, warehouse and vehicle service facility located on a 20 acre natively landscaped site along Highway 17 in Rhinelander. The WPS service center earned has 47 points under the LEED for New Construction v2.2 Green Building rating system, and was built to serve as an example to showcase energy conservation and environmentally-friendly solutions.

The WPS facility was designed to maximize long-term energy savings, featuring high-efficiency mechanical and electrical systems and a variety of additional environmentally-friendly features which include:

  • Properly placed clerestory windows throughout the facility, which allow for natural daylight in lieu of artificial lighting.
  • Dual-flush toilets, waterless urinals, and low-flow faucets that reduce potable water consumption to more than 40% below standard plumbing.
  • Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified wood products to encourage sustainable forest practices.
  • MERV 14 filtration media in the air handling system
  • 20-acre site designed to maximize open space and restored with native landscaping to eliminate the need for irrigation minimize maintenance.
  • Low-emitting adhesives, sealants, paints, coatings, flooring systems and urea-formaldehyde free composite wood products were used in the facility, eliminating off-gassing of volatile organic compounds (VOC’s).

For more information on the WPS Rhinelander Service center and LEED, visit the Wisconsin Public Service Center website.


 


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Visit our website today to learn about the design flexibility of a Morton building and the endless possibilities of partnering with our designBUILD team.


Wood construction is both cost and energy efficient. Check out Morton Buildings and our designBUILD team online today to discover all the benefits of post-frame construction.


When choosing a metal-clad building for your next construction project, consider Morton Buildings, Inc., and their designBUILD team, we’ll make your dream a reality.

Yaskawa drives offer quality performance for air handlers and cooling towers on the roof to secondary chilled water pumps in the basement

Bluebeam® Revu® simplifies digital facilities document management from design review to leveraging as-builts, maintenance manuals and O&Ms submittals.

We Can Help You Reduce Energy by 30%

Our mission is to help our customers manage their buildings' energy costs, improve reliability, and enhance performance while having a positive impact on the environment.
CLICK HERE to find out how.


 
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