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Alexandria Renew Enterprises, Administration Building

Alexandria Renew Enterprises, Administration Building

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Alexandria, VA
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Rust Orling Architecture

The Alexandria Renew project is a 6-story, 60,000 ft² office building located in Alexandria, VA which will serve as the new headquarters for the sanitation authority there. The project is striving for LEED Platinum certification through the use of various energy conservation measures (ECMs) and an extensive solar photovoltaic array. Conservation strategies include:

  • High-efficiency envelope
  • High-efficiency glazing
  • Lighting power reduced over 30%
  • Daylight harvesting
  • Demand-control ventilation
  • High-efficiency magnetic-bearing centrifugal chiller
  • Heat-recovery chiller-heater used to preheat domestic hot water
  • Low-flow lavatories, showers
  • Photovoltaic (PV) array generating renewable energy
  • Fixed shading structures and trellises providing shade during the cooling season