Ellis Square Visitor’s Center

Savannah, Georgia’s new Ellis Square Visitor’s Center warmly welcomes visitors and demonstrates the city’s commitment to a sustainable future. The Center is the city’s first LEED certified project and is rebirth of an historic Savannah Square. Ellis Square is one of the original squares and was historically the site of the City Market but spent its most recent forty years as a parking deck. Read more

Highlights

  • Location: Savannah, GA
  • Owner: City of Savannah
  • Size: 1,200 sf

The Granite Mill

The Granite Mill sits adjacent to the canal in Augusta, GA on the historic Enterprise Mill. The three-story, 15,000 square feet, mixed-use annex is composed of one floor of residential apartments and two floors of professional office space. Read more

Highlights

  • Location: Augusta, GA
  • Owner: Melaver, Inc.
  • Size: 15,000 sf

Hotel Indigo Athens

Hotel Indigo Athens is Athens, Georgia’s premiere privately owned LEED certified building. It is located at 500 College Avenue in the heart of downtown. The hotel is a testament to sustainability and Athens’ focus on supporting local businesses. Read more

Highlights

  • Location: Athens, GA
  • Owner: Rialto Property Partners
  • Size: 77,000 sf

Library Renovation at AASU

The LEED NC Gold certified Armstrong Atlantic State University Learning Commons is a cutting-edge digital library center that provides cutting edge resources for learning and education for students at AASU. The new facility is a beacon of sustainability for AASU and its students, providing a healthy, high performance environment  for education and continued learning and research.

Water use was cut inside the building by over 45% through the use of low flow plumbing fixtures.  Energy savings of over 40% are expected, with a high-efficiency chiller installed. T5 and compact fluorescent lighting provides a high-quality learning and work environment without excessive electricity consumption, and a solar photovoltaic system on the roof meets 20% of the Learning Commons’ energy demand.

Low emitting products and finishes were used throughout, and the entire building was flushed out prior to occupancy to ensure no lingering pollutants remain

Highlights

  • Location: Savannah, GA
  • Owner: Armstrong Atlantic University
  • Size: 15199

Martha B. Faye Chatham County Health Department

The LEED NC Gold certified Martha B. Faye Chatham County Health Department is a cutting-edge health center that replaces the 57 year old former facility next door. The new facility is a beacon of sustainability for Chatham County and its residents, providing a healthy, high performance environment for the treatment of residents of the area. Read more

Highlights

  • Location: Savannah, GA
  • Owner: Chatham County
  • Size: 37,000

Mercer Admissions and Visitors Center

Mercer Admissions and Visitors Center is Mercer University’s first LEED certified project, earning LEED Gold certification in January 2013. The 7,000-square-foot renovation and addition features a historic rehab, new construction, and a host of sustainable design features. Spray foam insulation reduces air infiltration in the new portion and blown cellulose fills the un-insulated walls of the existing structure. Read more

Highlights

  • Location: Macon, GA
  • Owner: Mercer University
  • Size: 7,000 sf

Effingham County Courthouse

The LEED NC Gold certified Effingham Country Courthouse is a renovation of a Springfield, GA’s historic courthouse originally constructed in the early 1900s. Nearly 100% of the building shell was preserved, and over 60% of interior walls were able to be restored. Original heart pine woodwork was restored by hand. A high-efficiency VRV HVAC systems provides zoned cooling and climate controls, while and ERV provides pre-conditioned fresh air. Read more

Highlights

  • Location: Springfield, GA
  • Owner: Effingham County
  • Size: 12,000 sf

Armed Forces Reserve Center

The Armed Forces Reserve Center, located at the Ft Mcclellan Training Site in Alexandria, AL, is a two story, ~53,000 sf facility pursuing LEED Gold certification. The project features geothermal heating and cooling, low flow plumbing fixtures, and numerous stormwater measures. The project is currently under GBCI certification review.

Highlights

  • Location: Birmingham, AL
  • Size: 52,777 sf

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