August 2, 2013 | John Berendzen | Uncategorized

Emerson Sorocaba receives LEED Silver certification!

We received our construction review comments from the GBCI this week, and it’s official, Emerson Sorocaba has earned LEED  Silver from the Green Building Certification Institute.  The project received a total of 51 LEED points.   Some of the major credits within our LEED Strategy included:

EA Credit 1, Optimize Energy:

Measurement and verification.  (Sorocaba is the first project to install this new Emerson-manufactured BAS system – so far the monitoring system has allowed them to optimize power usage for considerable energy savings)

Water Efficiency

Construction Waste Management

Recycled and Regional Content

FSC Certified Wood.

We had a great team to work with, including Emerson Electric do Brasil, Project Manager Camargo Penteado  Engenharia, General Contractor,Tha Engenharia, Architect Alcindo Dell’ Agnese Arquitetos Associados, Mechanical Engineer Fundament AR, Electrical Engineer MA2 + Qualieng Engenharia de Montagens Ltda, Civil Engineer Infraestrutura Engenharia Ltda, Structural Engineer Crescencio Petrucci Consultoria e Engenharia,

Our project manager Laerte Camargo Penteado has an excellent slideshow of the construction up on their website, located here.

Below are some photos, courtesy of Alcindo Dell’Agnese.

Entry, Administration Building
Entry, Administration Building
Auditorium
Auditorium
Roof Garden
Roof Garden

 

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