Green building tours are an exciting part of Greenbuild, allowing the opportunity for attendees to explore green buildings ranging from renovated warehouses to spectacular skyscrapers. During the half-day tours on Friday (11/16) and Saturday (11/17), attendees will also get a chance to see Shaw Contract Group flooring in a few of the tour stops.
Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center is California’s First LEED Certified Hospital
San Francisco’s long history of providing social services is expressed at the new Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, California’s first LEED certified (Silver) hospital. The new Laguna Honda features evidence-based design, operable windows, high levels of energy efficiency, TPO roofing, advanced kitchen recycling and 9 healing gardens – as well as Shaw Contract Group flooring. Two more Shaw Contract Group-featured stops highlight renovations of historical buildings in the heart of San Francisco. The Ferry Building, an iconic landmark re-purposed as a center for sustainable agriculture and renowned farmer’s market and Google’s SF offices, a historic building renovated as a center of our booming tech industry.
The Ferry Building, an iconic historic landmark repurposed as a center for sustainable agriculture and renowned farmer's market
Attendees also will tour three buildings nestled in the historic and green campus of Mills College, Oakland. The LEED Platinum Betty Irene Moore Natural Sciences Building, The Jeannik Mequet Littlefield Concert Hall and lastly, the first LEED Gold business school in California, the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business. In addition to using Shaw Contract Group flooring, these buildings incorporate sustainable features like rainwater harvesting, interactive energy metric displays, photovoltaic panels, an underfloor air distribution system, a living green roof and radiant heating.
Take part in the tour and learn more about San Francisco’s sustainable buildings while checking out Shaw Contract Group’s environmentally-friendly flooring.
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