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  • 1. Kellam High School Smart by NatureHBA Architecture & Interior Design Presentation toNorth Landing Elementary SchoolJohn Den Boer, AIA, LEED AP BD + C
  • 2. Eco-system? What is it?The biological and the “stuff” Sunlight + Nutrients  Sunlight  Air Plants  Water  Soil and Nutrients Animals Micro Organisms/ Decomposition
  • 3. 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
  • 4. How did we reduce our impact on the Eco-System at Kellam High School?
  • 5. Limit Habitat Destruction Limit our construction impact Restore habitat if possible Connect habitats with “habitat highways”
  • 6. 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
  • 7. Limit Water Pollution
  • 8. Irrigate withRain Water• Kellam can collect and store 167,000 gallons of water at one time• On average we will be collecting 100,000 gallons of water a month to water play-fields
  • 9. Storm-water Management
  • 10. Limit Ground Pollution
  • 11. Recycle, Reuse, Reduce Use less materials Use long lasting materials Use Materials that don’t need to be cleaned with toxic chemicals Use renewable materials e.g. wood or bamboo
  • 12. EndThank You!