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Real Estate Journal — Green Buildings — May 29 - June 11, 2015 — 11B


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Designation demonstrates Eastman Companies’ commitment to sustainability Eisenhower Corporate Campus achieves LEED Silver Certification from the USGBC

IVINGSTON, NJ — Eisenhower Corporate Campus, a premier 380,000 s/f class A office com- plex located at 290 Eisenhower Parkway in Livingston, NJ, has earned the U.S. Green Building Council’s (US- GBC) LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance. Owned and managed by Eastman Com- panies – along with its joint venture partner Long Wharf Real Estate Partners of Bos- ton, MA – Eisenhower Corpo- rate Campus is one of the few multi-tenanted office buildings in the state to achieve this prestigious certification. LEED certified buildings save money and resources; have a positive impact on the health of occupants; and promote renewable, clean en- ergy. Eisenhower Corporate Campus scored 50 points out of a possible 110 for a number of strategies related to water savings, energy efficiency, innovation in operations and L FARMINGDALE, NY — Farmingdale State College president Dr. W. Hubert Keen, representatives of general con- tractor Stalco Construction and Urbahn Architects , New York State Assembly- man Chad A. Lupinacci, fac- ulty members, and hundreds of enthusiastic students cel- ebrated the opening of the new School of Business. The building will serve 2,200 stu- dents and 40 professors of the rapidly growing undergradu- ate business program. “Part of a $185 million construction project, this is the most technologically ad- vanced building on campus,” said President Keen. “We are so pleased to see the final result. The campus revitaliza- tion is thrilling for all of us.” “The new, three-story, $19.3-million School of Busi- ness is one of the most ar-

indoor environmental quality applied to the building over the past several years. Among these strategies was the completion of a solar in- stallation project designed to provide green power, reduce the building’s carbon footprint and lower operational costs. The project consists of 1,793 solar array modules that pro- duce 500 kW (DC capacity) and 420 kW (AC capacity) of sus- tainable energy. About 60 kW (480V) of the total system was placed on a prominent hillside near Eisenhower Corporate Campus while the remaining panels sit atop the building’s roof. Other green actions imple- mented by Eastman Compa- nies at Eisenhower Corporate Campus to earn LEED Silver Certification include: •Adding four electric car charging stations and install- ing a building energy manage- ment system to improve HVAC operation •Installing energy-efficient LED lighting throughout the complex chitecturally prominent and technologically advanced higher education structures in the Northeast,” said Stalco Construction principal Kevin G, Harney . “The building, which is aiming for LEED Silver certification, features a striking, modern façade, expansive glass curtain wall, and a high number of environ- mentally responsible design and engineering solutions. The school’s energy efficiency performance exceeds New York State’s requirements by 30%. The construction cost of the project was $19 million.” The new Farmingdale State College School of Business building is a part of the col- lege’s $185 million campus improvement plan aimed at accommodating the college’s increasing enrollment, which recently reached 8,474. There are 2,228 undergraduate

reductionand recycling program •Encouraging corporate ten- ants to become engaged in the building’s conservation goals. Office renovations made by Verizon, the building’s largest tenant, were built to LEED standards. Furniture and car- peting were made from re- cycled materials, and the space includes energy-saving light controls and occupancy sensors Eisenhower Corporate Cam- pus is comprised of four in- terconnecting buildings set on 33.5 acres of exquisitely landscaped grounds. Campus amenities include a full-ser- vice cafeteria with catering capabilities, 24-hour security, a professionally supervised state-of-the-art fitness cen- ter, and a new 600-vehicle parking structure with LED lighting and enhanced secu- rity features. In addition, the fully equipped on-site Eisen- hower Conference Center with teleconferencing capabilities is available for a variety of business functions ranging from small meetings to large corporate conferences. n

Eisenhower Corporate Campus

•Upgrading the building’s cooling towers and installing low-flow toilets, urinals and sinks which have decreased water use by almost 70% •Recycling waste materials during all demolition projects and using environmentally friendly construction materi- als, energy-efficient lighting and appliances, and water conservation fixtures •Contracting with ConEdi- son to purchase 100% sustain- students currently enrolled in the School of Business programs that include ap- plied economics, business management, computer sys- tems, urban horticulture and design, sport management, and visual communications. Farmingdale State College is a part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system. Construction of the School of Business began in fall of 2012. “Despite being the fast- est growing program on the campus, the School of Busi- ness lacked a defined physi- cal location and identity,” explained Farmingdale State College Facilities Contracts & Procurement Manager Erika Wachter. “The new building was needed to consolidate all programs into one loca- tion and was included in the college’s 2008-2013 five year capital plan. The financing

able energy through certified wind power. Wind power – a form of clean, renewable en- ergy – is generated from wind turbines that capture and con- vert wind into electricity •Using green cleaning and janitorial supplies in favor of chemical sprays that are more harmful to the environment •Earning ENERGY STAR certification from the U.S. En- vironmental Protection Agency •Conducting an active waste

Stalco Construction, and Urbahn Architects open $26.7m School of Business building at Farmingdale State College

Farmingdale State College School of Business

was obtained through New York State University Con- struction Fund,” she added. In addition to Stalco and architect and interior de- signer Urbahn Architects, the project team included construction manager Ja- cobs , structural engineer Consulting Engineers Col-

laborative ; civil engineer BET Engineering Consul- tants ; mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) engineer Vanderweil Engineers ; lighting designer Domingo Gonzalez Associates ; and landscape architect Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects . n

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