Liberty Warehouse was designed and is being built to attain a LEED certification. Below is a list of features and benefits that meet LEED standards at Liberty Warehouse.
— This is a high—density building constructed on a previously—developed infill lot, which reduces its carbon footprint.
— The building was built to provide access to open space.
— Drought resistant plants have been installed to conserve irrigation water.
— 80% of waste generated during the construction was diverted from landfills.
— Less lumber was used during construction due to several framing efficiency practices.
— 75% of all roofing material was designed to be highly reflective to reduce energy demand by the buildings HVAC systems and reduce the neighborhood heat island effect.
— The building is 15% energy efficient compared with the building standard.
— Each unit contains air seals and weather stripping on wall, chases, and windows. The building has been tested and verified by a 3rd party to ensure a high level of insulation and air leakage has been installed in each unit.
— HVAC duct systems have been tested to demonstrate minimal leakage of conditioned air.
— The building contains covered bicycle storage.
— The building contains charging stations for electric vehicles, and 5% of the parking spaces are reserved for low—emitting vehicles.
— The faucets and lavatories are low flow and high efficient, dishwashers are ENERGY STAR certified. The irrigation system has also been designed to be highly efficient.
— Each unit has dedicated fresh air intake controls.
— All exhaust fans are ENERGY STAR certified.
— The building incorporates over 30 durability strategies that address various potential environmental risks.
— The building is a non smoking building and has signage directing tenants to designated smoking areas which are greater than 25 feet from the entrance.
— Outstanding Community Resources are available within 1/4mi of building. These include the following:
• Arts and entertainment center
• Community or civic center
• Convenience store
• Daycare center
• Fitness center or gym
• Medical or dental office
• Police station
• Place of worship
• Supermarket Other neighborhood—serving retail