Northern Michigan University

Magers - Meyland Lobby Renovation

LEED® CI Green Building Certification – Certified

 

Site Opportunities

  • No additional parking constructed.
  • Development density and community connectivity.
  • Public transportation access.

Water Efficiency

  • Water use reduction:  34% less than “traditional” building.
  • Low flow plumbing fixtures used throughout building.

Energy & Atmosphere

  • Ozone Depletion:  The building HVAC&R systems do not use CFC-based refrigerants.
  • Building systems commissioning.
  • Reduced Lighting Power Density for space by 45% below the standard allowable limit.
  • Lobby lighting uses LED fixtures and daylight harvesting technology.

Material & Resources

  • Campus recycling program.
  • Re-used 29% of existing building non-structural interior elements.
  • Re-used 100% of existing building shell (roof deck/exterior walls)
  • 5% of materials used in construction contained recycled content.
  • 10% of materials used for construction were harvested or manufactured within 500 miles of NMU.

Indoor Environmental Quality

  • Low-VOC materials chosen for construction materials and furnishings.
  • Indoor air quality management, even during construction.
  • 76% of occupied spaces have day lighting.
  • 94% of occupied spaces have access to exterior views.
  • No smoking policy.
  • Use of MERV 13 filters.

Innovation and Design

  • Green housekeeping program.
  • Education and Outreach program in place to educate building users on Green Building and LEED.

Architect:                          Integrated Designs Inc.

General Contractor:         Gundlach-Champion Inc.