NESEA Green Building Pro Tour: LEED Platinum, Resilient Elementary School in Central New York, Friday August 4, Binghampton

  • 4 August 2017
  • Start time : 01:00 PM
  • End time : 05:00 PM
  • Event Host : NESEA
  • Event Location : (address given upon registration), Binghampton, NY, United States
NESEA Green Building Pro Tour: LEED Platinum, Resilient Elementary School in Central New York, Friday August 4, Binghampton
Event Description

Green Building Pro Tour: LEED Platinum, Resilient Elementary School in Central New York
Northeast Sustainable Energy Association
Friday August 4
Binghampton, New York

NESEA returns to central New York for a Pro Tour of the LEED Platinum (pending) MacArthur Elementary School. This new construction, high performance school is the result of a collaborative, stake-holder driven design process led by Ashley McGraw Architects. Pro Tour attendees will learn about the history of the building and the efficiency and resiliency strategies that were integrated into the project.Aerial of school and river

The MacArthur Elementary School was declared a total loss after being flooded with contaminated river water in 2011. The replacement building was designed with form, function, and occupancy behavior and comfort in mind. For example, spaces like classrooms are tightly controlled with incorporated displacement induction units and radiant flooring while other spaces, like corridors and stairwells, are allowed greater variance and maximize efficiency.

The MacArthur Elementary School has been recognized with the AIA New York State 2016 Excelsior Award, the AIA Central New York 2016 Award of Excellence, and the 2016 American School & University William W. Caudill Citation (Top PreK-12 Entry).

Site Details

-125,000 sq.ft.
-Exterior features locally sourced bluestone and black locust
-Raised wings of school to allow for safe floodwater inundation
-Ground-coupled, geo-thermal system
-Roof-top solar array capable of producing 468,000 kWh
-Projected site EUI of 21.7

For more information:

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • NESEA
  • Agenda
    • 12:30 PM Doors open, registration, networking and coffee
      1:00 PM Welcome by NESEA
      1:10 PM Overview of the project by the host
      2:00 PM Tour of Bayside Anchor begins; attendees rotate through content-specific stations
      3:45 PM Group Reconvenes & walks ba
  • Cost
    • Cost: $25 for NESEA Members, $35 for Non-members.
      Registration required.
  • Event type
    • Green Building Tour

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