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Published on January 13, 2009

Author: brandoNRG

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Employing Sustainable Design Principles: Case Study - Bellann Building, Oak Hill, WV

Applying Green Building to Appalachian Downtowns: A West Virginia Case Study Brandon Holmes Managing Partner of LightsON! West Virginia

 

FROM THIS…

TO THIS.

SITE PLANNING The must haves: Affordable office space, existing structure. A rural downtown business location with access to “city” markets. Quality of place = WELDlife.

The must haves:

Affordable office space, existing structure.

A rural downtown business location with access to “city” markets.

Quality of place = WELDlife.

Why an existing building? www.thegreenestbuilding.org Embodied Energy is the energy already tied up in the construction, operations, and maintenance of an existing building.

www.thegreenestbuilding.org

You’ve got the building – now what? LEED certification for Existing Buildings = at least 18 months of documentation. The Bellann is applying for ‘Silver’ Certification, or 44 “points”

LEED certification for Existing Buildings = at least 18 months of documentation.

The Bellann is applying for ‘Silver’ Certification, or 44 “points”

REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE Metal recycled in the Bellann renovation: 6 TONS!

REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE Preserved original wood floors Preserved original floor plan (mostly) Preserved some plaster walls (good idea?)

Preserved original wood floors

Preserved original floor plan (mostly)

Preserved some plaster walls (good idea?)

 

MATERIALS & RESOURCES Conference table, door, and cabinets crafted by local woodworker, Donn Ketchum Concrete countertops created by Tribe One Customs We utilized local products, craftsmen, and suppliers whenever possible.

MATERIALS & RESOURCES Ceiling Tiles: HVAC Units: Lighting:

IMPROVING EFFICIENCY Added Energy Star rated HVAC units All new lighting is T8 Fluorescent Reduced existing lighting and Increased daylight Added TPO white, reflective roof and increased insulation to R40

Added Energy Star rated HVAC units

All new lighting is T8 Fluorescent

Reduced existing lighting and Increased daylight

Added TPO white, reflective roof and increased insulation to R40

 

DAYLIGHTING – AHHHH…. We increased the size of the skylight. Every office has a window. Some have two. Lights? What lights?

GREEN CO-HABITATION or: Re-Build it and they will come

GREEN CO-HABITATION “ One of the hardest things about going green is user behavior.” ~ Karen Penafiel, vice president of advocacy for the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)

“ One of the hardest things about going green is user behavior.”

~ Karen Penafiel, vice president of advocacy for the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)

Enter: The Green Lease Clearly states landlord’s intentions for LEED certification and tenant’s willingness to adhere. Has section outlining LEED Certification Requirements, for example: Requires recycling, whenever possible Mandates efficient lighting Requires use of Green Certified cleaning products

Clearly states landlord’s intentions for LEED certification and tenant’s willingness to adhere.

Has section outlining LEED Certification Requirements, for example:

Requires recycling, whenever possible

Mandates efficient lighting

Requires use of Green Certified

cleaning products

Does it fit the WELDlife? 3500 sq. ft. of shared micro-office space: 6 “like-minded” companies; 15 employees total 3 sets carpool, at least once a week 6 people bike to work at least once a week, several every day Close to mountain biking, running, downtown Rail Trail, the gym…

3500 sq. ft. of shared micro-office space:

6 “like-minded” companies; 15 employees total

3 sets carpool, at least once a week

6 people bike to work at least once a week, several every day

Close to mountain biking, running, downtown Rail Trail, the gym…

Sustainable design (also referred to as "green design", "eco-design", or "design for environment") is the art of designing physical objects, the built environment and services to comply with the principles of economic , social , and ecological sustainability . http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sustainable_design

Is there something BIGGER going on here?

The Pillars of a Creative Community: Quality of Place Technology Tolerance and Diversity Education and Talent Entrepreneurship Arts and Culture

Quality of Place

Technology

Tolerance and Diversity

Education and Talent

Entrepreneurship

Arts and Culture

 

And how about you? Have information to share? Want to get more information? How can Lights ON! WV help?

Have information to share?

Want to get more information?

How can Lights ON! WV help?

Contact: Brandon Holmes [email_address] 304.663.1196 or 304.465.9353

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