1600 Smallman was renovated to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Silver Certification. The U.S. Green Building Council's LEED green building program is the preeminent program for the design, construction, maintenance and operations of high-performance green buildings. Learn more at usgbc.org/LEED.
No smoking is permitted in or near the building to create a healthier environment for building occupants.
Outdoor air delivery monitoring implemented to monitor the quality of air brought in from the outdoors.
Bicycle storage racks and changing rooms encourage occupants to use alternative transportation.
Effective recycling system implemented.
Access to public transportation: Multiple bus stops within ¼ mile and Amtrak Station within ½ mile walk.
Leed-qualifying features at 1600 smallman
Location & Landscape
- Redevelopment of a brownfield (previously developed) site.
- Located in a dense area that offers many services within walking distance including schools, restaurants, grocery stores, and a park.
- Hardscape materials with a high SR (Solar Reflectance) value, reducing Heat Island Effect.
- High efficient water fixtures result in 35% more water savings than typical buildings.
- 16% more energy savings than typical buildings through the installation of energy efficient HVAC equipment and LED lighting.
- Building HVAC and lighting performance commissioning: energy systems were commissioned to ensure efficient performance.
- Enhanced refrigerant management: no harmful CFC based refrigerants used.
- 75%+ construction waste diverted from landfill
- 50%+ building re-use (preservation of embodied energy)
- 50%+ FSC certified wood products used
Indoor Environmental Quality
- 100% low emitting paints, adhesives, sealants, and flooring.
- Ample access to views through improved glazing.
- Indoor chemical and pollutant source control to minimize occupant exposure to potentially hazardous particulates and chemical pollutants.
- Outdoor air delivery monitoring: over 30% more outdoor air is provided delivering superior indoor air quality to all occupants.
- The building has implemented Green Cleaning and Integrated Pest Management policies to ensure safer cleaning products and pest management practices for all occupants.
How Occupants Can Help
- Walk, bike, or take public transportation to reduce CO2 emissions while getting around.
- Use reusable bags and recycle all plastics, glass, cans, and paper products.
- Turn off lights when not in use and program thermostat for when you are away.
- Turn off all electronics, appliances, and lights when not in use to reduce overall energy demand.