Roanoke Melrose Station #5 – Certified LEED Gold

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Melrose Station #5 is Roanoke City’s  second  firestation to receive LEED Gold.  A bio-retention pond and a permeable paver parking lot are a few of the green site features incorporated in design and construction. Owner:  City of Roanoke, VA Architect:  CR Architecture and Design Location:  Roanoke, VA

Bridgewater Stone Village Housing – Certified LEED Silver

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Bridgewater College, a private university located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, is offering their students eco-friendly housing.  Stone Village  features five victorian style homes that provides living space for 87 students.  The houses surround an outdoor commons space for its residents.  Stone Village is Bridgewater College’s first LEED certified project. Owner: Bridgewater College Architect:  MMPA, Greensboro, NC Location:  Bridgewater, VA

Masons Cove Elementary

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Masons Cove is the first elementary school to seek LEED certification in Roanoke County.  This 50,000 square foot,  energy efficient school uses geothermal heating and cooling systems, an elaborate water filtration system and natural lighting to illuminate much of the total space.  Project included demolition of the existing elementary school after occupancy of the new school. Owner:  Roanoke County Public …

Glenvar Branch Library – Certified LEED Silver

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This newly constructed 15,230 square foot, state-of-the-art library offers an expanded computer area, several group study areas, meeting rooms, a teen center and a children’s area.  This project was designed and constructed to LEED standards.  The library features a rain garden, energy efficient lighting as well as energy efficient heating and cooling systems. Owner:  County of Roanoke Architect:  HBM Architects Location:  Salem, …

Roanoke Williamson Road Station 3 – Certified LEED Gold

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Station 3 was Roanoke City’s first LEED certified public facility.  Some of the sustainable components in this LEED Gold facility include a 10,000 gallon rainwater harvesting system.  This water is used for landscaping and washing the trucks.  Pervious concrete and a bio-retention pond were also used to minimize the amount of run-off entering into the storm sewer. Owner:  City of Roanoke Architect:  RRMM Architects Location:  Roanoke, VA

Radford University Washington Hall

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The five floor, 53,000sf dormitory renovation involved changing the once suite arrangement layout to a two-student room with private baths.  Air conditioning was added as well as new finishes throughout the residence hall. The fourth floor that once housed machinery, now offers a four bedroom apartment and one five-bedroom apartment.  The project is LEED Registered.  A unique feature was the use of …