LEED Educational Experience

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PS&S is very committed to Green Building Design / Sustainable Design. We have organized and orchestrated Green Building/LEED Training Workshops for our design/engineering staff and have 20 senior staff who are LEED Certified. PS&S and its subsidiaries are involved in many projects currently certified or registered and pursuing LEED Certification, as indicated in the projects below:

Ramapo College Student Housing – Mahwah, NJ:

100,000 sf of space, 295 beds on eight floors located in an environmentally sensitive site. Sustainable design centered on wetlands, steeply sloped wooded site that incorporated environmentally-driven wetlands, stormwater management, orientation and daylighting. (Sustainable Design)

First Avenue District School – Newark, NJ:

165,000 sf new educational and shared community amenity space incorporating geothermal heating and cooling and ice storage. (Sustainable Design & 2008 ACEC National Award for Energy Conserving Design)

Montclair State University – Montclair, NJ:

2000 bed student housing and 600 seat dining facility which optimized orientation to minimize energy costs. Used insulated precast panels to provide a high performance, commissioned exterior skin. (LEED Certified)

SUNY Albany – Albany, NY:

500 bed residence hall providing a reduction of water use by over 40%, a high performance exterior commissioned wall, geothermal heating and cooling connected to an existing lake, a white reflective and green roof to reduce heat and retain storm water while reaching LEED Gold Certification

A. Chester Redshaw Elementary School – New Brunswick, NJ:

A new 135,000 sf Prek-5 sustainable urban elementary school. (Currently seeking LEED Silver Certification).

Gilmore Elementary School – Union City, NJ:

125,000 sf of elementary school. (Sustainable Design)

Gilmore Elementary School – Union City, NJ:

125,000 sf of elementary school. (Sustainable Design)

East Side High School – Newark, NJ:

250,000 sf Academy-based high school providing adaptive reuse of existing structural frame and integrating a green roof for water retention and acoustics from the overhead flight landing path of Newark Liberty Airport. (Sustainable Design)

Hart Middle School – East Orange, NJ:

152,000 sf feasibility study for a District School Campus to include an early childhood center, middle school, school board offices and playfields. (Sustainable Design)

Ramapo College Student Housing

Ramapo College Student Housing

Montclair State University

Montclair State University

A. Chester Redshaw Elementary School

A. Chester Redshaw Elementary School