Industry News




TEST

01/16/2014

Bullitt Center Named Most Sustainable Building

Most sustainable building of the year.

CREDIT: Nic Lehoux for the Bullitt Center.

The Bullitt Center by The Miller Hull Partnership, located in Seattle, has been named the WAN Sustainable Building of the Year by worldarchitecturenews.com.

The center is the first leasable market rate commercial structure that meets the targets of the Living Building Challenge to the Net Zero Energy standard.

Notable features include:

  • 570 photovoltaic panels cover the roof, which will generate an estimated 230,000 kilowatt-hours of energy in an average year.
  • Clean rainwater falling on the roof is carried by downspouts to a 56,000-gallon cistern, located in an 8-foot tall, 950-square-foot room in the basement. The system supplies all non-potable fixtures in the building including toilets, hose spigots, and irrigation systems.
  • The facility’s composting toilet system creates a usable fertilizer at the end of its process.
  • As required by the Living Building Challenge, the center worked to weed out more than 350 common toxic chemicals from materials used in the building.
  • The building’s greywater will be filtered, stored, and then treated in a constructed wetland, which is located on the building’s second-story roof.

For more information visit, www.bullittcenter.com.

 


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.

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.

 


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.

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.


Comments

04/17/2015

Rule will improve energy efficiency for wide range of pump types.

04/16/2015

Emissions rise marginally in 2013.

04/15/2015

Protocol will speed introduction of new roof products. 

04/14/2015

Better food choices, exercise options at work shown to reduce obesity.

04/13/2015

New design responds autonomously to changes in thermal energy.

04/10/2015

Guidelines include short-term, long-term energy efficiency goals.

04/09/2015

1.5 MW milestone reached.

04/08/2015

Plant molecule to improve roofing sustainability.

04/07/2015

ASHRAE revision will incorporate new developments, strategies to improve air quality.

04/06/2015

Green programs combine to improve building sustainability.

04/02/2015

New guides will drive down startup costs.

04/01/2015

Green features expected in hospitality facilities.

03/31/2015

U.S. photovoltaic capacity reaches new record for photovoltaic installations.

03/30/2015

New technology driving increased demand on healthcare systems.

03/27/2015

Capital ranks #1 in certified buildings.

03/26/2015

New sensor cable technology can detect all types of security breaches.

03/25/2015

Facilities will help cut government GHG emissions by 40%.

03/24/2015

Building sustainability shown to improve tenant happiness.

03/23/2015

New technology to improve the efficiency of wind power systems.

03/20/2015

Reduction of storm activity due to climate change will increase extreme weather.

Page 1 of 52
FirstPrevious[1]2345678910NextLast

Sponsored Links