MaGrann Associates, a national leader in energy efficiency/green building consulting and engineering, opened their Philadelphia office in One Crescent Drive at The Navy Yard in 2011. To complement the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED® Platinum Core and Shell (CS) certification of One Crescent Drive, MaGrann pursued LEED for Commercial Interiors (CI) certification for its 3,000 square foot office suite. The Navy Yard is proud to announce that in March of 2013, LEED CI Gold Certification was achieved at MaGrann’s Philadelphia office!
LEED for Commercial Interiors is the rating system that certifies high-performance green tenant spaces that are healthy and productive places to work, and require minimum cost to operate and maintain. In order to achieve the Gold level of certification, MaGrann made production decisions to create a green space, including the use of low-VOC paints, adhesives, and sealants; FSC-certified wood for cabinets, doors, and windowsills; and recycled wood for conference room furniture. Additionally, the cubicles are made with a high percentage of recycled materials, and the construction team diverted 75% of the waste from landfills.
The Navy Yard Central Green District developers Liberty Property Trust and Synterra Partners supported this LEED certification project by upgrading the plumbing fixtures to today’s low-flow standards, as newer, more efficient options have become available since the building’s original CS certification was achieved in 2005.
MaGrann continues to work on building an energy efficient, green-conscious community at The Navy Yard and throughout the region! If your company is interested in learning more about MaGrann’s process and experience, please contact Emma Raymont at EmmaRaymont@magrann.com or 267-625-5526.