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The May 8 event will feature three exemplary green building projects.

Green buildings can take many forms, as demonstrated by the projects featured in the 2018 Green Building Showcase hosted by USGBC Missouri Gateway Chapter. The increase in the depth and variety of green building projects exemplifies how the boundaries of green building can be continually pushed. In addition to LEED certification, the industry is incorporating self-sufficient building systems, adaptive reuse and strategies to enhance the health and well-being of building occupants.

Green Building Showcase

When: May 8, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Where: Alberici, 8800 Page Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri, 63114
Cost: Free for members; $20 for nonmembers

An exciting aspect of this year's Green Building Showcase is the representation of projects in the commercial, multi-tenant residential and individual residential sectors. The notion of green building is continually expanding beyond typical commercial facilities, such as work spaces and medical facilities, into the most personal aspects of our lives: our living spaces. Through the extension of green practices to our living quarters, we can personally commit to lessening our impact on the natural environment.

Cushman & Wakefield Portfolio Service Center

The Cushman & Wakefield Portfolio Service Center in St. Louis is a tenant renovation of corporate office space. This space is currently pursuing both LEED for Commercial Interiors and WELL for New Interiors. This space exemplifies a focus on the holistic health and well-being of its occupants through mobility, adjustability, choice and control, access to natural lighting, enhanced glare control and access to healthy food choices.

Lafayette Lofts

The Lafayette Lofts development rehabilitated a historic school building into apartments. This project was made possible through Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing, where financing options are provided for property owners who want to invest in clean and efficient energy systems. The developer of the Lafayette Lofts property used PACE financing to enhance building lighting controls and HVAC units, to provide an insulated white roof surface and to install a 49.92 kW rooftop solar photovoltaic unit.

Peckham Architecture Headquarters

Peckham Architecture's LEED Platinum home headquarters is the first Passive House in Missouri. This property showcases 1,200 square feet of office space, 2,500 square feet of living space, a garage and an unheated three-season porch. A passive house sets a high standard for energy efficiency and occupant comfort through several principles that seek to achieve net zero or net positive conditions. This Passive House maintains net positive status while also being EPA Certified and serving as a Certified Wildlife Habitat.

Join USGBC Missouri Gateway Chapter to learn more about these exemplary green building projects on May 8.

Register for the Green Building Showcase