Tour Essex Building: Historic Preservations Sustainable Building Tour: August 7, Norfolk VA

  • 7 August 2019
  • Start time : 04:00 PM
  • End time : 05:00 PM
  • Event Host : USGBC VA
  • Event Location : Via Design Architects, 319 Plume Street, Norfolk, VA, 23510, United States
Green Building Preservation, USGBC, Building Tour
Event Description

Join us for a building tour of the recently renovated Essex Building - the new home for VIA design architects and a contributing resource to the Downtown Norfolk Historic District. The 109 year old building was rehabilitated to the stringent standards of the National Park Service and toes the line between the past and the future. As a beta test site for SIEMENS industries, the project utilizes their latest building systems, automation, and controls to position the building for the next 100 years. The project is pursuing both LEED Certification and is piloting the EarthCraft Sustainable Preservation rating system in Virginia.

Join us for a Networking Happy Hour immediately following the tour. Location and details to be announced.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • USGBC VA
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Green Building Tour

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