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Designing Wrightwood Crossing A Lincoln Park, Chicago, project. LEED® registered with Platinum goal.
Who we are… <ul><li>Andrew C. Wilson, AIA, LEED AP </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Licensed architect in IL and NY </li></ul></ul><u...
About  [ 1016 ]  Architecture <ul><li>Founded in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Specialize in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Residential +...
What we want to cover… <ul><li>LEED for Homes Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Our case study </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inherent adv...
LEED for Homes <ul><li>Designed for Single Family Homes, adapted to Multi-Family </li></ul><ul><li>Designed for residentia...
LEED for Homes Overview <ul><li>Certification Thresholds: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Certified: 45 pts; Silver: 60 pts; Gold: 7...
Wrightwood Crossing <ul><li>Designed to Platinum level </li></ul><ul><li>LEED for Homes 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Chicago Gre...
Wrightwood Crossing <ul><li>Privately funded </li></ul><ul><li>$0 subsidies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Green and accessible inc...
Wrightwood Project Team <ul><li>Developer/GC </li></ul><ul><ul><li>G.Corp Development </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Architect </l...
FAQs <ul><li>Was it difficult to convince the client to “go green?” </li></ul><ul><li>How much more did it cost to “get” p...
Where did we start? <ul><li>Identify inherent advantages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Building site was infill development </li><...
Distribution of LEED Points 91 of 137 points (adjusted to project) <ul><li>Client Strategy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Emphasize...
Location and Linkages (LL) <ul><li>Sample Measures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Entire surroundings previously developed </li></u...
Sustainable Sites (SS) <ul><li>Sample Measures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimal lawn/grass </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100% pe...
Energy & Atmosphere (EA) <ul><li>20 of 38 point </li></ul><ul><li>High-performance wood windows </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pell...
A Notable Absence? <ul><li>Common LEED Items not pursued </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rain water capture and reuse </li></ul></ul...
Lessons Learned <ul><li>Fancy, expensive systems not required to reach Platinum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Geo-thermal was orig...
Lessons Learned <ul><li>End User expectations: a primary factor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Custom finish selections; luxury exp...
Provided by USGBC
Lessons Learned <ul><li>Energy Modeling not required in LEED for Homes track </li></ul><ul><li>Team Coordination is paramo...
Other Rating Systems <ul><li>LEED is not the only game in town… </li></ul><ul><li>Green Globes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Europ...
Green Globes <ul><li>Online-based reporting  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Initial report </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Life Cycle An...
Energy Star <ul><li>Focuses on energy use </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Does not take into account surroundings </li></ul></ul><ul...
Passive House <ul><li>Very strict rating requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Concentrates on minimum energy usage </li></ul><ul...
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[1016] Architecture: Designing Wrightwood Crossing

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At the Chicago Center for Green Technology for a presentation [1016] Architecture presented this discussion about the LEED-registered "Wrightwood Crossing" project currently under construction in Lincoln Park, Chicago.

This presentation touches on sustainable design ideas through the lens of this multi-family case-study, including: practical application of the LEED for Homes rating system, advantages of infill development, and specific systems used on the project to reach the Platinum design rating goal.

Contact us with questions. www.1016architecture.com

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  • A [1016] Architecture project.
  • Visit our webpage: www.1016architecture.com
  • Note that LEED for Homes does not cover the operational portion of the buildings lifespan.
  • This infill development project takes advantage of City of Chicago green incentives for permitting and zoning incentives via accessibility density (i.e. 40% of units designed for use by persons with disabilities).
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    1. 1. Designing Wrightwood Crossing A Lincoln Park, Chicago, project. LEED® registered with Platinum goal.
    2. 2. Who we are… <ul><li>Andrew C. Wilson, AIA, LEED AP </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Licensed architect in IL and NY </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>REALTOR® in NY </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Joshua T. Canale </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Design, private development, and real estate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>We are NOT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LEED® experts, consultants, or reps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exclusively “Green” architects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speaking to ultimate Certification of the building </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. About [ 1016 ] Architecture <ul><li>Founded in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Specialize in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Residential + </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Urban Infill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chicago and NY </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Three client types </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Developers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Private investors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Home owners </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Looking for connections </li></ul>
    4. 4. What we want to cover… <ul><li>LEED for Homes Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Our case study </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inherent advantages of this project type </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How we reached Platinum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lessons Learned </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other Green Rating systems </li></ul><ul><li>Your questions </li></ul>
    5. 5. LEED for Homes <ul><li>Designed for Single Family Homes, adapted to Multi-Family </li></ul><ul><li>Designed for residential builders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LEED for Homes Provider </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Green Home Rater </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Incorporates familiar standards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy Star </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Int’l Energy Codes </li></ul></ul>Different standard, different checklist.
    6. 6. LEED for Homes Overview <ul><li>Certification Thresholds: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Certified: 45 pts; Silver: 60 pts; Gold: 75 pts; Platinum 90 pts </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Wrightwood Crossing <ul><li>Designed to Platinum level </li></ul><ul><li>LEED for Homes 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Chicago Green Permit Program </li></ul><ul><li>Currently under construction (as of 5/2010) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>G.Corp Development </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Wrightwood Crossing <ul><li>Privately funded </li></ul><ul><li>$0 subsidies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Green and accessible incentives </li></ul></ul><ul><li>19 units; 0.6 Acres </li></ul><ul><li>±37,000 SF </li></ul><ul><li>RT-4a Zoning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>7 fully accessible units allowed increased FAR </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Wrightwood Project Team <ul><li>Developer/GC </li></ul><ul><ul><li>G.Corp Development </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Architect </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[1016] Architecture </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Structural Eng. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>J.V. Henik, Inc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Civil Eng. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CE Design, LTD. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mechanical Eng. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Park Supply </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Landscape Arch’t. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lakeshore Landscape </li></ul></ul><ul><li>LEED Consultant </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corp. </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. FAQs <ul><li>Was it difficult to convince the client to “go green?” </li></ul><ul><li>How much more did it cost to “get” platinum? </li></ul><ul><li>Was the design process complicated? </li></ul>
    11. 11. Where did we start? <ul><li>Identify inherent advantages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Building site was infill development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finish level was set to be high </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Client was willing and informed of LEED process and benefits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Client was also acting as General Contractor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design team was fully assembled early </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1 st Step: Figure Yes/No/Maybe points (Project scored high silver on first pass) </li></ul>
    12. 12. Distribution of LEED Points 91 of 137 points (adjusted to project) <ul><li>Client Strategy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Emphasize baseline strengths </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid expensive point chasing </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Location and Linkages (LL) <ul><li>Sample Measures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Entire surroundings previously developed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Existing infrastructure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transit options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>10 of 10 points </li></ul><ul><li>Total Cost: $0 </li></ul>½ mile
    14. 14. Sustainable Sites (SS) <ul><li>Sample Measures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimal lawn/grass </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100% permeable lot </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No wood near grade </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High density per acre </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>39 DU/Acre </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On site storm retention </li></ul></ul><ul><li>22 of 22 points </li></ul><ul><li>Minimal incremental cost </li></ul>
    15. 15. Energy & Atmosphere (EA) <ul><li>20 of 38 point </li></ul><ul><li>High-performance wood windows </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pella: Metal Clad; 0.31 U-value </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Enhanced insulation and air sealing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New product = Increased documentation and coordination </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Biggest Challenge </li></ul><ul><li>We believe this is the most important category </li></ul>Cool window = saving $$ Escaping heat = lost $$ Escaping heat = lost $$
    16. 16. A Notable Absence? <ul><li>Common LEED Items not pursued </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rain water capture and reuse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy Star rating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Renewable Energy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Note: Even for “Platinum,” a project doesn’t need to get every point in the LEED system… </li></ul>
    17. 17. Lessons Learned <ul><li>Fancy, expensive systems not required to reach Platinum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Geo-thermal was originally explored </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Site-generated power was ruled out early </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. Lessons Learned <ul><li>End User expectations: a primary factor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Custom finish selections; luxury expectations not always in line with LEED guidelines. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Economic factors rule </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Long-term energy saving benefits accrue to buyer, not builder. Short-term decision lens was used. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In this case, for various reasons, the developer was not able to push a significant premium to end-user </li></ul></ul>
    19. 19. Provided by USGBC
    20. 20. Lessons Learned <ul><li>Energy Modeling not required in LEED for Homes track </li></ul><ul><li>Team Coordination is paramount </li></ul><ul><li>A LEED Platinum building is not a perfect, sustainable building </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Real world execution may falter </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ongoing performance standards are now written into the LEED rating system, before they were not </li></ul></ul></ul>
    21. 21. Other Rating Systems <ul><li>LEED is not the only game in town… </li></ul><ul><li>Green Globes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Europe -> Canada -> US </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Energy Star Homes Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>US (EPA) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Passive House (Passivhaus) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Germany </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Chicago Green Homes Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Based mostly on LEED </li></ul></ul>
    22. 22. Green Globes <ul><li>Online-based reporting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Initial report </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Life Cycle Analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monthly performance reporting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ongoing recommendations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Third-party verified </li></ul><ul><li>1000 points in 7 categories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Highest rating of 4 globes (at 85% of points earned) </li></ul></ul>
    23. 23. Energy Star <ul><li>Focuses on energy use </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Does not take into account surroundings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does not focus on environmentalism (directly) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does not reward infill development or sustainable materials </li></ul></ul><ul><li>>15% more efficient than 2004 IRC </li></ul><ul><li>Builders become Energy Star Partners </li></ul><ul><li>Use of Energy Star products encouraged </li></ul><ul><li>Third-party verified </li></ul>
    24. 24. Passive House <ul><li>Very strict rating requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Concentrates on minimum energy usage </li></ul><ul><li>Super-insulated; Air tight; Highly efficient </li></ul><ul><ul><li>75% - 95% less energy cost compared with U.S. Codes(!) </li></ul></ul>
    25. 25. Thank you

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