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-William A.L. Gaudreau, AIA
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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Point Street Apartments

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Point Street Apartments and Garage

Owner: Beatty Development
Client: Beatty Development
LEED NCv2009 Anticipated Gold

Point Street Apartments and Garage is the second residential addition to the Development of Harbor Point, with 16 stories which will include plaza and amenity areas above a shared parking garage. The building is planned for 285 units, and will meet and exceed the Baltimore City requirements for a LEED Silver Certification.

Home 2 Suites

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Home 2 Suites

Owner: Cherry Cove Hospitality
Client: Herman Stewart Construction
Certification Level: LEED NCv2009 Silver

Home 2 Suites is one of the many hotel projects in Herman Stewart’s portfolio which Lorax has acted as their LEED construction administrator. By working with Herman Stewart, Lorax has been able to streamline the construction aspect of LEED, making their main focus delivering the building on time.

Coppin State Athletic Center

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Coppin State Athletic Center

Owner: Coppin State University
Client: CSD
LEED NCv2.2 Silver

Copping State Athletic Center is the crown jewel of Coppin State’s athletic facilities is the Physical Education Complex, which was completed in the fall of 2009. The 246,000 square foot facility was completed at a cost of $136 million dollars and serves as the home for the Eagle’s basketball teams and the volleyball team.

U.S. Naval Academy Child Development Center

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U.S. Naval Academy Child Development Center

Owner: U.S. Department of the Navy
Client: Grimm + Parker
LEED NCv2.2 Silver

All active duty, retired, reservists, and Department of Defense civilian employees are able to use the U.S. Naval Academy Child Development Center facility for child care. It offers developmental programs for children 6 weeks old to 5 years of age.  A green cleaning policy was implemented in the Child Development Center to protect the most vulnerable building occupants from hazardous cleaning chemicals.

Consumer Products Safety Commission

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Consumer Products Safety Commission

Owner: U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission
Client: Gaudreau Architects
LEED CIv2009 Silver

Consumer Products Safety Commission incorporated a sophisticated Mechanical design that included daylighting controls and occupancy sensors to significantly reduce the energy consumption for lighting. This energy savings, along with the interior water savings, contributed to this project’s LEED CI certification.

Sudlersville Middle School

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Sudlersville Middle School

Owner: Queen Anne County Public Schools
Client: Nason Construction
LEED for Schools v2.0 Gold

Sudlerville Middle School was the first LEED certified school for Queen Anne’s County, Maryland. As part of the school’s design, an interactive “LEED Wall” was constructed at the entry of the school, which illustrates the minute by minute energy usage in the school. Queen Anne’s County Public Schools stresses that sustainability does not end with building construction; the building is a catalyst for students to carry practices of conservation into their daily lives as future consumers and energy users. The school has also implemented a learning program, inviting others in to learn about green buildings and energy conservation.

Harford County Public School Central Administration Building

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Harford County Public Schools Admin HQ

Owner: Harford County Public Schools
Client: Manekin, LLC
LEED NCv2.1 Gold

This project was not only Lorax’s first project, but the first LEED Gold building in the state of Maryland, and the first LEED Building in Harford County.  It houses the administrative headquarters for the entirety of the Harford County Public School system.

Towson University Health & Counseling Center

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Towson University Health & Counseling Center

Owner: Towson University
Client: Plano-Coudon
Certification Level: LEED NCv2009 Anticipated Silver

The Towson University Health and Counseling Center project involved the renovation and adaptive reuse of Ward Hall and West Hall at Towson University, and the construction of a new addition to join the two existing buildings. Lorax worked as the LEED construction administrator for Plano-Coudon.

BioResearch Center Health Village

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BioResearch Center Health Village

Owner: Windsor Healthcare Equities
Client: Gaudreau Architects
Anticipated LEED BD+C: Core and Shell v2009 Silver

BioResearch Center Health Village will be a state-of-the-art medical office building addition to the Florida Hospital Health Village. The building is set to achieve a LEED Silver certification, and has pursued Enhanced Commissioning to ensure a tightly designed, constructed, and operating HVAC system. The building is expected to complete their design submission in late 2014.

UM Pocomoke

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UM Pocomoke

Owner: University of Maryland College Park
Client: Grimm + Parker
Certification Level: LEED NCv2009 Gold

University of Maryland Pocomoke’s eco-friendly design incorporated over 81% of the existing structure into the new building, a feat not easily achieved. The building’s LEED Gold certification contributes to the University’s overall sustainability program and goals, and serves as a reminder that the most sustainable buildings are the ones that are already built.