ATLANTA -- EDT announces today that the four TBUP Barrack Renovations in Fort Gordon, Georgia have been certified LEED® Silver.
EDT is the prime and the design engineer of record on these four Design-Build renovation barracks rehab projects. The total area renovated over the 5 year scope of this project is approximately 446,000 sf split between 8 separate buildings.
This project included the integration of new structural balconies, anti-terrorism force protection, progressive collapse reinforcement, all new HVAC, plumbing, electrical, civil/site work, and base-wide systems and controls.
“The work of innovative building projects such as TBUP is a fundamental driving force in transforming the way buildings are built, design and operated,” said Mahesh Ramanujam, president and CEO, USGBC. “Buildings that achieve LEED certiﬁcation are lowering carbon emissions, creating a healthier environment and reducing operating costs while prioritizing sustainable practices. Because of projects like TBUP, we are increasing the number of green buildings and getting closer to USGBC’s goal to outpace conventional buildings, while being environmentally and socially responsible and improving the quality of life for generations to come.”
EDT achieved LEED certiﬁcation for implementing practical and measurable strategies and solutions aimed at achieving high performance in: sustainable site development, water savings, energy eﬃciency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality.