| Awards * ASHRAE Technology Award in 2001; Category/title: National Capital Chapter 1st Place Award in the Commercial New division * AIA/COTE Top Ten Green Projects in 2001 * Business Week/Architectural Record Awards in 2001 * AIA Washington, D.C., Chapter in 2001; Category/title: Award for Excellence in Architecture * NESEA Green Building Awards in 2003; Category/title: First Prize: Places of Work * Building Design & Construction Magazine in 2001; Category/title: Grand Award, Building Team Project of the YearRatings * U.S. Green Building Council LEED-NC, v.1.0 in 2000; achievement level: Platinum * Planning Sustainable Sites, 7 of 11 possible points * SS Credit 1, Landscaping for Erosion Control * SS Credit 2.1, Reduced Heat Islands, Implement 1 or 2 Measures * SS Credit 4, Reduce Habitat Disturbance * SS Credit 5, Site Preservation/Restoration * SS Credit 7.1, Alternative Transit Facilities, Implement 1 or 2 Measures * SS Credit 7.2, Alternative Transit Facilities, Implement All 3 Measures * SS Bonus Credit 1, Alternative Fueling Facilities * Improving Energy Efficiency, 7 of 11 possible points * EA Prerequisite 1, Building Commissioning * EA Prerequisite 2, Energy Efficiency * EA Credit 1.1a, Energy Efficiency Level 1 * EA Credit 1.2a, Energy Efficiency, Level 2 * EA Credit 1.3a, Energy Efficiency, Level 3 * EA Credit 1.4a, Energy Efficiency, Level 4 * EA Credit 1.5a, Energy Efficiency, Level 5 * EA Credit 3, Waste Heat Recovery * EA Credit 4.1, Renewable/Alternative Energy, 10% * Conserving Materials and Resources, 7 of 12 possible points * MR Prerequisite 1, Elimination of CFCs * MR Prerequisite 2, Storage & Collection of Recyclables * MR Credit 2.1, Resource Reuse, Specify 5% * MR Credit 3.1, Recycled Content, Level 1 * MR Credit 4.1, Construction Waste Management, Level 1 * MR Credit 4.2, Construction Waste Management, Level 2 * MR Credit 5, Local Materials * MR Credit 6.1, Elimination of CFCs & Halons, Mechanical…
12 December, 2012
Everyday people see building being put up everywhere. One might ask themselves where they get the room to construct these huge structures. Most of the time old buildings are getting demolished and new building are being built in the place of them. The one thing people usually do not think about is where does the demolish building go after it had been…
December 8, 2013
Business Speech Outline
Recycling within the company?
Topic: Benefits of Recycling metal
General Purpose: Propose Recycling benefits
Specific Purpose: By the end of my speech, the audience would buy into the benefits and perks that recycling would bring to the company, and the proposal will be thought upon or approved
Reasons to recycle, for the company and environment
I want to propose to you something that will only…
There are many different drills you can do to help your basketball team stay in shape or get in shape. For instance: jumping rope, 17's, suicides, wall sits, and lane shuffle. All of these drill coaches use to help condtion their team. These drills are very mental and test how strong…
Basketball is a sport that was intentionally invented. It is one of the most popular
sports played by millions of people around the world. A man named, James Naismith,
created basketball in 1891, when he was assigned to teach a physical education class for
the Young Man’s Christian Association (YMCA) in Springfield, Massachusetts. He
needed to invent a desirable game everyone could play indoors. Naismith combined
elements of outdoor games like soccer…
In the completion of this project, I want to increase my 3 point shooting average from 15% to 30%. I chose this project because growing up I always dreamt of getting the opportunity to join the varsity basketball team in high school. And then maybe play college basketball and make it to the NBA®. But before I get ahead of myself, I need to train harder. The topic I was leaning towards was the sports idea category and basketball fit perfect for my final product…
option to recycle possible, if you want curbside pickup. If the resident does not contract an independent garbage hauler, and they wish to recycle; the resident must load their recyclables into their car and drive to the closest recycle pick up facility.
I claim my research strategy as non-discriminatory because I am pro recycling; however, research shows recycling does not provide equal benefits for all situations. Using this strategy, I was able to find actual information which shows results…
10 October 2013
To train for basketball there are certain things that I have to do. I have to have a plan for warm-up, weights, conditioning, individual workouts, and personal goals. I will walk through every plan and explain what needs to be done for each.
The first thing that needs to be done when training for basketball is I need to warm-up before every workout. I jog full court and back at least twice to warm up my muscles…
The brain is a very advanced and complex organ. Its intricate functions are based off of the simplicity of its subunits. These cells play a very important role in the bodies’ complex functions. Its subunits are referred to as neurons, which are made up of a cell body and branching fibers. The procedure for how each neuron produces and accepts neuron transmitters are all similar; so to understand how the subunits work, may someday help us to further understand how the brain and its complex…
Recycling- Good for the Environment
Each person generates on average 4.4 pounds of waste per day. Enough energy is saved by recycling one aluminum can to light one 100 watt bulb for 20 hours. Most people don’t realize, but by recycling you can reduce global warming, it is good for the economy, and it protects our wildlife. Recycling will help our world last longer and become a better place.
Recycling reduces global warming. One way is to recycle all paper products. Production of recycled…