22A — August 31 - September 13, 2012 — Green Buildings — Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal


G reen B uildings

Renovations incorporate green features and materials Riverhead Central School District & BBS breaks ground at Phillips Avenue Elementary School $78 million.


iverhead, NY — Ri verhead Cent ral School District su-

the heat island effect. The interior materials will contain a high recycled content. The construction materials, such as asphalt and concrete will be sourced locally to reduce the environmental impact of transportation. The sub-base beneath the new parking will be constructed of Recycled Content Aggregate. n Thornton Tomasetti promotes three in Washington D.C. Washington, DC—The Thornton Tomasetti board of directors and managing prin-

“The approval of the bond is- sue that allowed the Phillips Avenue School’s renovation to begin is a very positive sign of the local communities’ willingness to invest in educa- tional infrastructure, both on Long Island and nationwide,” said BBS principal and lead architect Roger Smith, AIA, LEED AP. The renovated school will in- corporate numerous green fea- tures and materials. The roof will feature thermal insulation in excess of the local building code requirements and a re- flective TPO surface to reduce

perintendent Nancy Carney; BBS Architects, Landscape Architects and Engineers principal Roger Smith, AIA, LEED AP; Riverhead Board of Education president Ann Cotten-DeGrasse; and Phillips Avenue Elementary School principal Debra Rodgers led the groundbreaking ceremony for the $3.4 million renova- tion project at the Phillips Avenue Elementary School. The renovation kicks off the first phase of the district-wide construction projects valued at

Shown from left: Steven Brugge, Nicolas Andreadis, Lawrence Salves- en, AIA, LEEDAP, Roger P. Smith, AIA, LEEDAP, Nancy Carney, Ann Cotten-DeGrasse, Gregory Meyer, Debra Rodgers, Susan Koukounas, Stephen Hudson, Sam Schneider, Jeffrey Falisi and Mark Finnerty

c i pa l s an - nounce the p r omo t i on of R. Wayne Stocks, P.E., LEED AP B D + C t o ma n a g i n g p r i n c i p a l , Ma r k Ta - maro, P.E., LEED AP B D + C t o senior prin- c i p a l a n d Z a c h a r y Kates, P.E., LEED AP BD+C to vice pr e s i dent . All are based in the D.C. office of the internation- al engineer- ing firm. S t o c k s l e a d s t h e firm’s mid- Atlantic and

R. Wayne Stocks

Mark Tamaro

Zachary Kates

South U.S. region, drawing on his more than 25 years of ex- perience in structural design and renovation. Tamaro has nearly 20 years of experience in structural design and the investigation and renovation of existing structures, including historic buildings and monuments. He specializes in large-scale, federal projects and is well- versed in design-bid-build, fast-track and design-build delivery methods. Kates has 14 years of ex- perience in the structural design of new buildings and the renovation of existing and historic structures. He has performed a variety of structural investigations and peer reviews in addition to providing expert witness services. n

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