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Portland Branch May 09 Tour: East Portland Community Center

Thompson Okanagan Branch Collaborative

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM (PDT)

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Event Details

Join the Portland Branch for a tour of the East Portland Community Center, targeting LEED Platinum. The tour will include a discussion with the design team.

Key green features include:

•    100% of stormwater will be retained and treated on-site

•    30% potable water savings from low flow showers with metered controls, and low flow faucets.

•    The pool filters will be backwashed using an innovative system that reduces the amount of water required and frequency of use saving up to 1.5 million gallons of water annually.

•    Structural materials used as finish materials throughout, reducing the material usage by approximately 25% when compared to a typical building.

•    Heat is recovered from air exhausted from the natatorium is used to heat the pool water.

•    Variable speed pumps that save energy by varying the speed of the pump in response to the requirements of the system. 

•    A highly efficient building envelope with increased roof and wall insulation, which exceeds Oregon Energy Code by 60%. %.

•    Light monitors facing north and south provide maximum natural illumination and reduce energy used by electric lighting by 60%.

•    Occupancy sensors are provided which shut off lighting when rooms are not in use providing additional energy savings.

•    Glazing selected to maximize visual transmission while maximizing insulating properties

•    FCS certified, sustainably harvested wood with no added formaldehyde for the majority of the wood on the project.

•    Diversion of over 85% of construction waste from landfill thru extensive recycling.

•    Planned for installation in the spring 2009, the project will include rooftop solar photovoltaic panels that will generate 15% of the community center’s energy needs and will include a solar hot water heating used to preheat water for showers.

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Have questions about Portland Branch May 09 Tour: East Portland Community Center? Contact Thompson Okanagan Branch Collaborative

When & Where

East Portland Community Center
740 SE 106th Ave
Portland, OR 97216

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM (PDT)

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Thompson Okanagan Branch Collaborative

We are a Collaborative of the Cascadia Region Green Building Council centred on the Pacific northwest and including Oregon, Washington, BC and Alaska.  We are proud members of both the Canada Green Building Council and US Green Building Council.
Our Mission: to lead a transformation toward a built environment that is socially just, culturally rich and ecologically restorative.

The Thompson Okanagan Cascadia regional chapter was created in 2006, providing a collaborative network for industry professionals and community leaders who share a commitment to the principles of sustainable development in the Thompson-Okanagan.




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