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Friday June 16, 2017

Socket is getting dressed up in style to be honored at the Governor's Environmental Stewardship Awards Luncheon next month. Department of General Services applied to recognize its project, Fire Station 19. Fire Station 19 is the first LEED Platinum fire station is the entire southeast region. With more than 89 applications coming in across nine different categories, Fire Station 19 won the "Building Green" category. The Fire Station 19 project team and guests will attend a private awards luncheon at the Ellington Agricultural Center on June 16 to recognize their achievements.

Read more about all nine of the Governor's Environmental Stewardship Award winners here: http://www.tn.gov/news/50589 

About Fire Station 19

LEED® Platinum 2016

LEED® Scorecard

 

Building Features:

 

  • Platinum level certification is the highest such designation awarded to any fire station in the Southeast and the highest level in the category of New Construction for Nashville Metro Government.

  • Earned LEED® Innovation Points for Exemplary Performance for On-Site Renewable Energy and use of Regional Materials

  • 33% indoor potable water use reduction

  • 43.92% energy cost savings (as compared to a baseline building)

  • 33kW photovoltaic system with a bi-directional meter that first powers then station then feeds back into electric meter for energy credits

  • 15.51% on-site renewable energy generated by solar panels (total energy costs of building offset)

  • 63% construction waste diverted from landfill

  • 16% recycled content in building materials (by cost)

  • 31.85% regional materials used (by cost, regionally manufactured and raw materials extracted)

  • Use of low-emitting materials for all adhesives, paints, carpet systems and composite wood materials
 
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May 23 - May 24, 2017

 

In connection with Clean Air Month, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), and Tennessee Clean Fuels will host the Sustainable Transportation Awards and Forum on May 23-24, 2017 at the Downtown Nashville Public Library. The forum, entitled “Navigating Toward a Livable Tennessee,” will highlight transportation planning activities in Tennessee and beyond and the pursuit of place-based policies and investments for improved transportation options in our communities.

 

More information here.

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