Kellam High School Smart by NatureHBA Architecture & Interior Design Presentation toNorth Landing Elementary SchoolJohn Den Boer, AIA, LEED AP BD + C
Eco-system? What is it?The biological and the “stuff” Sunlight + Nutrients Sunlight Air Plants Water Soil and Nutrients Animals Micro Organisms/ Decomposition
Why do we need Eco-Systems? Beauty, Food, HealthHow do we harm these Systems? Habitat Reduction, Air pollution, Water pollution, and Ground pollutionWhat can we do to help? Increase Habitat Reduce air pollution Reduce water pollution Reduce ground pollution
How did we reduce our impact on the Eco-System at Kellam High School?
Limit Habitat Destruction Limit our construction impact Restore habitat if possible Connect habitats with “habitat highways”
Limit Air pollution Reduce Building Energy Use Use natural daylight More efficient HVAC More insulation 680 wells, 300 feet deep Reduce Vehicle use by Carpooling Riding bikes Mass Transit Planting more Trees