The Glenrosa Service Center provides office, supply and vehicle storage for many city departments. The singlestory, 14,400 SF building is in close proximity to several bus lines to encourage employees to use mass transportation, parking for alternative fuel vehicles will also be provided. The highly reflective roof system and hardscape shading has reduced the facility’s contribution to the urban heat island effect. Glenrosa is the first city building with an under-floor air distribution system and carbon dioxide monitors which contribute to the energy efficiency and indoor environmental quality of the building, contributing to higher employee comfort and productivity. The facility utilizes a highly-insulated block wall system, daylighting, skylights and passive solar control strategies to achieve a high degree of energy efficiency.
The building is located in close proximity to several bus lines in an effort to encourage employees and visitors to use mass transportation, reducing fuel consumption and pollution
Designated parking for alternative fuel vehicles is provided.
A highly reflective roof system, stabilized decomposed granite and shading have been designed to reduce the facility’s overall contribution to the urban heat island
CO2 monitors have been introduced to insure adequate ventilation is achieved
Under floor air distribution systems increase efficiency of HVAC system by supplying air closer to users
LEED for New Construction GOLD level achieved
43% energy cost savings, above ASHRAE 90.1-1999 energy standard
50% savings of potable water use for irrigation
80% of construction waste was diverted from the landfill