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Alexandria Renew Enterprises, Enivornmental Center

Alexandria Renew Enterprises, Enivornmental Center

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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 acheived 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