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Real Estate Journal — Green Buildings — February 27 - March 12, 2015 — 7B


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Luxury New Jersey multi-family property celebrated for sustainable design Roseland achieves LEED Silver Certification at RiverTrace at Port Imperial inWest New York, NJ


the property at RiverTrace at Port Imperial now offers state-of-the-art one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartment homes equipped with bamboo floors and energy efficient ap- pliances. Just steps away from the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail and NYWaterway Ferry, resi- dents can easily access both work and play in New York City and surrounding areas. RiverTrace, which opened in 2013, is part of the $2 bil- lion, 200-acre, master-planned waterfront development along the Hudson River known as Port Imperial. The innovative community, located in Wee- hawken and West New York, features upscale residences and retail, world-class views of the Manhattan skyline, and an intermodal transportation system offering commuter Ferry service to Manhattan and Light Rail service along the Gold Coast. n

citing learning environment. Construction is currently underway, and is slated to be complete in 2015. Located in historic down- town Dover, the new Dover Public Library reflects a bal- ance of respecting the past and reflecting the future of the vibrant capital city. The 46,000 s/f library provides a state-of-the-art facility for learning, children and teen development, and community socialization. Sustainable ef- forts developed at the start of the commission earned the project LEED Gold certifica- tion. Holzman Moss Bot- tino Architecture was the prime Architect and Becker Morgan Group was the asso- ciate architect, civil engineer and surveyor. Becker Morgan Group pro- vides architecture & engi- neering services with offices in Delaware, Maryland, and- North Carolina. For more information, visit www.beck- ermorgan.com. n “It was a priority for us to utilize the latest offerings in green technology to meet a high standard for sustainable living,” Andrew Marshall , Roseland’s EVP-Development said. “There’s a tremendous amount of responsibility as a developer and manager not only to create a comfortable and aesthetically pleasing place to live, but also to miti- gate environmental impacts in the process.” In order to achieve LEED regularly occupied space has access to daylight, including each of its 316 apartments. Apartments are equipped with ENERGY STAR appliances, along with advanced water infrastructure designed to reduce consumption by one third. In total, it is estimated that RiverTrace is over 25% more efficient than industry standard multi-family dwell- ings.

EST NEW YORK, NJ — RiverTrace at Port Imperial,

a Roseland property, has achieved the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certifi- cation from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) . The luxury apartment com- munity was celebrated for its energy efficiency, sustain- ability, and environmentally friendly design. The apartment building’s efforts in water conservation, green house gas reduction, and energy performance were among some of the key factors considered by the USGBC. Some notable elements in- clude ten new vehicle charging stations, upgraded thermal insulation, and the building’s recycling program, which sal- vaged or recycled over 75% of construction waste. Over 90% of RiverTrace’s WILMINGTON, DE — The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Delaware recently presented Becker Morgan Group with a 2014 Citation Award in the un- built category for William F. Cooke, Jr. Elementary School in Hockessin, DE and the 2014 Honor Award with a special citation in sustainable design for Dover Public Li- brary. The awards recognize significant achievements by AIA members in the plan- ning, design, and execution of architectural projects. The awards were presented at the 2014 AIA Design Ball at The Queen Theater in Wilm- ington. The new 600 student ca- pacity William F. Cooke, Jr. Elementary School is the Red Clay Consolidated School District’s first new school in over 10 years. The design was developed through a col- laborative process with teach- ers, staff, students and public participants to provide an ex-

renewable resources, minimiz- ing environmental waste and pollution, optimizing indoor air quality, and seeking to re- duce or eliminate contact with toxic or hazardous conditions. Once an underused site,

RiverTrace at Port Imperial

certification – the USGBC’s nationally accepted bench- mark for the design, construc- tion, and operation of high-

performance green buildings — Roseland had to meet the industry’s highest standards for the use of sustainable and

Becker Morgan Group receives AIA Delaware design awards in un-built and sustainable design categories

Dover Public Library

William F. Cooke, Jr. Elementary School

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