Alexandria Renew Enterprises, Environmental Center
Rust Orling Architecture
The 65,000 sf, 6-story building functions as the main administrative facility for Alexandria Renew Enterprises. The building was designed to achieve LEED Platinum certification including a projected 47% energy cost savings. A holistic design approach was undertaken by the design team in order to achieve the owner’s sustainability goals. The facility design includes on-site renewable energy through the use of an extensive photo voltaic system, solar domestic water heater use of reclaimed treatment plant effluent for non-potable water supply, and use of reclaimed treatment plant effluent for HVAC condenser heat rejection. Awarded the 2016 National Capital Chapter ASHRAE Technology Award, New Commercial.