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Let’s Talk Tech: Leed Certification

Marine, Gateway, Perkins, Will, Architects, Vancouver, British, Columbia, Alucobond, aluminum, composite, Material, Mark, Kempf, Photography
ALUCOBOND® Project: Marine Gateway, Vancouver, LEED Gold | Case Study

Download PDF version of Let's Talk Tech- LEED Certification

Contribution to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), The LEED program, sponsored by the United States Green Building Council (UGBC), is the primary environmentally focused building certification in the United States. In its Building Design and Construction version, buildings may qualify for various levels of LEED certification based on the total number of points achieved in various categories.

There are two versions of LEED being utilized today, version 4 and version 3. Panel systems utilizing ALUCOBOND® PLUS may contribute toward LEED certification under the following Credit categories:

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Striking Ellipsoidal Design, Modern Alucobond Plus Façade Distinguish High-Rise Residential Tower

Adaire, Fairfax, Virginia, R2L Architects, LEED Gold, Custom Alucobond PLUS

Project Name: Adaire
Project Location: Fairfax County, Virginia
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond® PLUS Custom Liberty White, Custom MCH Gray Mic, Custom River Satin Nickel
Architects: R2L: Architects, PLLC
Fabricator/Installer: Custom Walls & Windows
General Contractor: John Moriarty & Assocaties
Other: Peerless Products, Inc.
LEED Certification: LEED Gold
Images: Mark Kempf Photography
As one of the first high-rises constructed in the fast-growing Tysons unincorporated area of Fairfax County, Va., Adaire, a mixed-use residential community, stands out not only for its 35 stories towering into the sky but for its striking ellipsoidal design and modern facade. (more…)