Site selection is an important step in all LEED buildings. 222 Main is located on a previously developed site reducing the impact on the environment. 222 Main used structural control measures for shoring walls and preventing construction related erosion.
222 promotes the use of public transportation, bicycle storage, changing rooms and promotes the use of fuel effective vehicles including preferred parking for Low Emitting Vehicles (LEV). Enhanced storm water design reduces the impact on the city’s storm sewer system.
Tenant improvement construction guidelines - Base building standards promote the use of sustainable materials and energy reduction.
Water Use Reduction
Interior - 40% reduction in water usage by utilizing low flow fixtures
Exterior - 50% reduction in water usage by utilizing water efficient landscaping