Bellevue Library - LEED® Gold

Bellevue Library - LEED® Gold


LEED® Gold 2015

LEED® Scorecard


Building Features:


  • Building automated system (BAS) controls and monitors all HVAC equipment for maximum efficiency

  • Daylighting and views for occupants

  • Potable water use reduction: (Indoor) 42%

  • Energy Reduction, by cost savings: 30%

  • Construction Waste Diverted from the Landfill: 80%

  • Recycled Content in Materials: 20% (by cost)

  • Regional Materials: 22.6 % (by cost)

  • Use of Low-Emitting materials

  • Innovation Points for Low Mercury Lamps & Material Ingredient Reporting

  • Features children’s and teen areas, a technology commons, café, reading porch, digital history wall, meeting rooms and study spaces full of natural light

  • Designed to mimic an open book and serves as an inviting learning center and community gathering point for Bellevue area residents

  • Incorporates two public art installations by local artists, including Great Beginnings by Beverly Stucker Precious and Rise Above by Brenda Stein

  • The Spirit of a Place, an interactive history wall curated by local historian F. Lynne Bachleda and the Bellevue History and Genealogy Club, is displayed inside