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Hearst Tower LEED Overview
Hearst Tower LEED Overview
Hearst Tower LEED Overview
Hearst Tower LEED Overview
Hearst Tower LEED Overview
Hearst Tower LEED Overview
Hearst Tower LEED Overview
Hearst Tower LEED Overview
Hearst Tower LEED Overview
Hearst Tower LEED Overview
Hearst Tower LEED Overview
Hearst Tower LEED Overview
Hearst Tower LEED Overview
Hearst Tower LEED Overview
Hearst Tower LEED Overview
Hearst Tower LEED Overview
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Hearst Tower LEED Overview

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LEED Overview of Hearst Tower in NYC. Final Assignment at NYU\'s SCPS.

LEED Overview of Hearst Tower in NYC. Final Assignment at NYU\'s SCPS.

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  • 1. <ul><li>Team Members: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alla Albert </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Juan Carlos Cuervo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gregory Mueller </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neha Shah </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Carlos Valverde Rojo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nina Vitale </li></ul></ul>INTRO. TO CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SPRING 2009 GROUP # 6 HEARST TOWER LEED GOLD CERTIFICATION
  • 2. <ul><li>The Hearst Tower is the first NYC landmark of the 21 st century located at 8 th Ave. between 56 & 57 St. </li></ul><ul><li>This is the first occupied “green” building in NYC to receive a Gold Rating under LEED </li></ul><ul><li>1926 William R. Hearst commissioned architect Joseph Urban to design the International Magazine Building </li></ul><ul><li>1928 6-story structure was completed </li></ul><ul><li>1988 Building was designated as NYC Landmark Site </li></ul>HEARST TOWER BACKGROUND
  • 3. <ul><li>1997 Board of Directors discussed plan to build new tower </li></ul><ul><li>MARCH 2001 British architect Norman Foster is awarded contract </li></ul><ul><li>APRIL 2003 Groundbreaking </li></ul><ul><li>JANUARY 2004 Start of Construction </li></ul><ul><li>OCTOBER 2006 Grand Opening </li></ul><ul><li>Gross Area: 856,000 ft² (79,500 m²) </li></ul><ul><li>Building Height: 597 ft (182 m) </li></ul><ul><li>Number of Stories: 46 </li></ul><ul><li>Foster & Partners Design Architect </li></ul><ul><li>Adamson Associates Associate Architect </li></ul><ul><li>Gensler Associates Interior Architect </li></ul><ul><li>WSP Cantor Seinuk Structural Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Flack + Kurtz MEP Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Turner Construction Co. Construction Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Tishman Speyer Development Manager </li></ul>HEARST TOWER BACKGROUND
  • 4. 8 AV 57 ST 56 ST 59 ST 58 ST BROADWAY A C B D 1 <ul><li>Subway: </li></ul><ul><li>59th Street/ </li></ul><ul><li>Columbus Circle </li></ul>1 D C B A SUSTAINABLE SITE 8 POINTS M20 M10 M104 8 Ave/Broadway <ul><li>Site is adjacent to Central Park & Columbus Circle </li></ul><ul><li>Buses: </li></ul><ul><li>57th Street </li></ul>M31 M30 M57
  • 5. SUSTAINABLE SITE 8 POINTS <ul><li>Innovative landscape & exterior design increases building efficiency by 26%, reducing roof and non-roof heat island effect </li></ul>heat island effect reduction 26% -30% storm water dumping into NYC sewer system <ul><li>Effective storm water management reduces amount of rainwater dumping into NYC’s sewer system by 30% </li></ul><ul><li>Tower rises from behind the preserved facade of the old 6 story structure. 85% of original structure was recycled for future building </li></ul><ul><li>Original cast-stone facades are restored. Construction materials were chosen with no harmful chemicals and manufactured with recycled content </li></ul>
  • 6. <ul><li>Irrigation: Potable water reduction of 1.2 million gallons/year or 30% approximately </li></ul><ul><li>Cooling tower: Potable water reduction of 165,000 gallons/year or 100% </li></ul>WATER EFFICIENCY 4 POINTS <ul><li>Air conditioning: Rainwater is collected to be reused to freshen and humidify the air inside of the lobby </li></ul><ul><li>Regular water use: Low Flow Fixtures are used to reduce consumption of potable water </li></ul>
  • 7. Rainwater collection Landscaping irrigation Water storage Low-flow fixtures implementation WATER EFFICIENCY 4 POINTS Tank
  • 8. <ul><ul><ul><li>Free cooling </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Condenser water system fan coil units </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Radiant floor cooling </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Water cooling for “Icefall” </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Zero use of CFC refrigerants </li></ul><ul><li>Outside air is utilized for 75% of the year </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Variable speed drives on all pumps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Variable speed blowers on air-handling units </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CO² and humidity sensors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100% outside air purge capability </li></ul></ul>ENERGY & ATMOSPHERE 6 POINTS <ul><li>Cooling - Centrally located on 28 th floor </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Two 1200-ton electric centrifugal chillers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One 400-ton electric centrifugal chiller </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One four-cell roof cooling tower </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Three plate & frame heat exchangers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Typical Electric Centrifugal Chiller. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 9. <ul><li>A central heating plant which includes a pressure reducing steam station for: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Domestic hot water heaters, air-handling units, steam-hot water exchanges, unit heaters, fan coil units, radiant floor heating, and perimeter fin tube radiation </li></ul></ul></ul>ENERGY & ATMOSPHERE 6 POINTS <ul><ul><li>SymmetrE™ is used as the Building Automation System for: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Temperature, mechanical and electrical service and distribution systems, lighting controls, emergency generator and uninterruptible power supplies </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 10. <ul><ul><li>Perimeter offices have light sensors which control the amount of artificial light based on the amount of natural light in the offices </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The elevator system was also designed with energy savings in mind </li></ul><ul><li>All appliances are Energy Star </li></ul>ENERGY & ATMOSPHERE 6 POINTS <ul><ul><li>Interior offices have motion sensors which turn off lights and computers when the office is vacant </li></ul></ul>
  • 11. MATERIAL & RESOURCES 5 POINTS <ul><li>Designated space for collection & storage of recycled materials </li></ul><ul><li>Separate collections of glass, plastic, metals, office paper, newspaper, cardboard, and organic waste. </li></ul><ul><li>Cardboard balers and aluminum can crushers can be used to further enhance the recycling program </li></ul><ul><li>Construction Waste Management: Divert 50% from Disposal for 1 point </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>Construction Waste Management: Divert 75% from Disposal for 2 points </li></ul>
  • 12. <ul><li>20% of materials manufactured regionally </li></ul><ul><li>Products produced within 500 miles of the site </li></ul>MATERIAL & RESOURCES 5 POINTS <ul><li>Using local resources saves energy </li></ul><ul><li>Supports the use of indigenous & local resources and reduces the environmental impacts resulting from transportation </li></ul>
  • 13. <ul><li>Interrupt contamination pathways </li></ul><ul><li>Sequence installation to avoid contamination of absorptive materials such as insulation, carpeting, ceiling tile and gypsum wallboard. </li></ul>INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY 13 POINTS
  • 14. <ul><li>Conduct an IAQ baseline test after construction, prior to occupancy </li></ul><ul><li>Superior IAQ improved worker productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive and complicated cleanup procedures </li></ul>INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY 13 POINTS
  • 15. <ul><li>Reduce the quantity of indoor air contaminants </li></ul><ul><li>Low-e carpet (Green Label) </li></ul><ul><li>Millwork - composite wood substrates with NO added urea formaldehyde </li></ul><ul><li>Low-e VOC sealants & adhesives (GS-36) and paints (GS-11) </li></ul><ul><li>Clear Wood Finishes (SMAQMD #1113) </li></ul>INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY 13 POINTS
  • 16. <ul><li>Low-e glass allows for internal spaces to be flooded with natural light while keeping out the invisible solar radiation that causes heat </li></ul><ul><li>Efficient design allows for corner space to be conference room and not office </li></ul>INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY 13 POINTS
  • 17. <ul><li>Structure: The tower's distinctive framework is a &quot;diagrid&quot; of interlinked triangles, so structurally efficient that the building uses 20 % less steel than conventional designs require </li></ul><ul><li>Education: Allowing group tours into the Hearst Tower and educating them on the importance of LEED buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Green Housekeeping: The use of environmentally friendly products to clean and maintain the tower </li></ul>INNOVATION & DESIGN PROCESS 5 POINTS
  • 18. <ul><li>LEED Certification plaque etched into the front glass door </li></ul><ul><li>A LEED AP as part of the team during the entire design and construction phases also earns one point towards certification. </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you! Specially to Monique Valeris - Hearst Corp. Public Relations </li></ul>INNOVATION & DESIGN PROCESS 5 POINTS

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