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Rose and McQuillan Horticultural Service Center at the New York Botanical Garden

Targeting LEED for New Construction Silver Certification

  • Building Type: Support Services Renovation & Addition
  • Building Size: 13,500 Square Feet
  • Location: Bronx, NY
  • Owner: New York Botanical Gardens
  • Design Architect: Mitchell-Giurgola Architects
  • MEP Engineer: Loring Consulting Engineers
  • Civil Engineer: Langan Engineering & Environmental
  1. Selected Sustainability Features:
  2. State-of-the-art stormwater management infrastructure which combines permeable pavement and hydrodynamic separators to capture and clean runoff
  3. An innovative closed loop system that uses recycled water to wash vehicles.
  4. Low flow plumbing fixtures throughout
  5. Low-emitting adhesives, sealants, paints, coatings and carpet
  6. Majority of wood products certified as sustainable by the FSC
  7. Extensive use of recycled and regionally sourced materials