Great Forest LEED Project Highlights

712 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY – LEED EB: O&M (Silver)

Great Forest managed the LEED application process on behalf of Paramount Group to achieve LEED Silver for their 574,848 square foot high rise in NYC.

5796 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA – LEED (Gold)

Great Forest performed an APPA audit, helping Cushman & Wakefield achieve LEED Gold certification for their building.

900 17th Street NW, Washington, D.C. – LEED (Gold)

Great Forest worked with Cassidy Turley property management to help the building achieve LEED Gold certification (2009 format). Between May and August 2011, Great Forest worked on waste and recycling consulting, recycling program development, tenant education, janitorial training, electronics and universal waste program development, waste audit and metrics reporting.

500 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. – LEED EB: O&M (Gold)

Great Forest worked closely with Cassidy Turley property management from February to May 2011 to provide waste and recycling consulting, recycling program development, tenant education, janitorial training, universal waste program development, waste audit and metrics reporting. The building achieved LEED Gold certification (2009 format)in September 2011.

750 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD – LEED EB: O&M (Gold)

Great Forest was part of the team that helped the building achieve LEED Gold certification (2009 format). Work included a LEED waste audit and metrics reporting conducted in March 2011

HSBC Volo Data Center, Volo, IL – LEED EB: O&M (Gold)

HSBC’s data center in Illinois achieved LEED Gold certification in March 2012. Great Forest worked on satisfying LEED credits for solid waste management for the Jones Lang LaSalle building. The project covered waste stream audits, ongoing consumables and durable goods. Great Forest organized audits, analyzed and reported results.

1919 M Street, NW, Washington D.C. – LEED EB: O&M (Gold)

Great Forest assisted Vornado Realty Trust to achieve LEED Gold certification for Existing Buildings (Operations & Maintenance) in January 2012. Work on the project included waste auditing, recycling program development, tenant and janitorial education and ongoing consumables metrics reporting.Great Forest continues to manage the waste and recycling program for the building.

2325 Dulles Corner Boulevard, Herndon, VA – LEED (Gold)

Great Forest was part of the team that helped the building achieve LEED Gold certification. Great Forest’s work on the project for Cassidy Turley included the development of a fast track recycling program and a universal waste program, tenant education, janitorial training, waste audit and metrics reporting.

64 New York Avenue, NE Washington, D.C. – LEED (Gold)

Great Forest was part of the team that helped Cassidy Turley achieve LEED Gold certification for the building. Great Forest’s work on the project included the development of a fast track recycling program and a universal waste program, tenant education, janitorial training, waste audit and metrics reporting.

111 Wall Street, New York, NY, Citibank Operations and Technology – LEED CI (Gold)

In March 2010, Citibank’s Operations and Technology office at 111 Wall Street was awarded LEED Gold under the LEED CI (Commercial Interiors) Version 2.0 rating system. Project highlights include a 46% water use reduction, 80% demolition and construction waste diversion, 100% green powered, and ENERGY STAR equipment and appliances for 98% of all rated power. Early planning enabled the project to set high goals and stick to them. Enhanced commissioning, a high performance green cleaning program, and sophisticated sub-metering equipment are just a few of the strategies that will ensure continued green performance for Citi for some time to come.

315 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA – LEED (Silver)

Great Forest worked to maximize and report diversion rates towards LEED credits as part of the team that helped the building obtain certification. The building now uses less water, circulate air better, and divert more materials from landfills.

770 Broadway, New York, NY – LEED EB: O&M (Silver)

Great Forest managed the successful completion of

the LEED for Existing Buildings project for Vornado Realty’s 770 Broadway, which attained a silver certification for green operations such as the significant reductions in energy and water consumption and a robust recycling program.

Metlife building, Long Island City, NY – LEED EB: O&M (Silver)

Great Forest helped MetLife achieve a Silver level certification. Work included a waste audit, recycling education and tracking and monitoring ongoing consumables. Great Forest continues to assist the building with ongoing waste and recycling initiatives.

555 California Street, San Francisco, CA – LEED EB: O&M (Certified)

555 California Street became the largest building in the city to achieve LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance. Great Forest worked to maximize and report diversion rates towards LEED credits as part of the team that helped the building obtain certification. The building now use less water, circulate air better, and divert more materials from landfills.

900 Third Avenue, New York, NY – LEED EB: O&M (Gold – Recertified)

Paramount Group’s 900 Third Avenue earned LEED Gold for Existing Buildings through recertification. It is one of only three buildings in NYC that have achieved recertification. Great Forest managed the initial certification and the recertification process, implementing waste and recycling initiatives that effectively diverted waste, achieving a diversion rate of 60%. Additional project highlights include an improved ENERGY STAR rating of 88 and water efficient fixtures that have brought usage levels to 36% below the LEED baseline. Due to LEED performance enhancements, the project will have a simple payback period of 3.7 years, at which point the amount saved from efficiencies will match the amount spent on certification.

2101 L St. NW, Washington, DC – LEED EB: O&M (Certified)

Great Forest assisted Vornado Realty achieve LEED certification for the building in December 2010. Services included the waste audit, recycling program development, tenant and janitorial education and ongoing consumables metrics reporting. Great Forest continues to manage the waste and recycling program for the building.

150 East 58th Street, New York, NY – LEED EB: O&M (Certified)

Great Forest managed the LEED process for Vornado Realty, helping to create official sustainability policies and plans for the building at 150 East 58th Street, and coordinating the submission of documentation to the USBGC. Work included documentation and consulting on waste audits, waste and recycling, water efficiency, and green roof systems.

640 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY – LEED EB: O&M (Certified)

Owned and managed by Vornado Realty Trust, 640 Fifth Avenue was LEED certified with 36 points. Great Forest managed the process, helping to create official sustainability policies and plans for the building, and coordinating the submission of documentation to the USBGC. Work included completing waste audits, water efficiency calculations, and transit surveys.

330 Madison, New York, NY – LEED EB: O&M (Certified)

Great Forest is proud to announce that Vornado Realty’s 330 Madison has attained LEED for Existing Building: Operations and Maintenance certification. Great Forest managed the LEED process for the building. Work included completing a waste audit, consulting on entranceway matting and design, water efficient fixtures, waste and recycling initiatives and transit surveys

515 Madison, New York, NY – LEED CI (Certified)

Great Forest managed the successful completion of the LEED CI (Commercial Interiors) project for two renovated floors in the grand 77-year old neo-classical building, 515 Madison Avenue. The Newmark Knight Frank property recently underwent a $5 million renovation that included a cooling tower system installation, a new lobby and entranceway.

One Penn Plaza, New York, NY – LEED EB: O&M (Certified)

Managed by Vornado Realty, One Penn Plaza attained LEED certification in 2010. Great Forest managed the LEED process, helping to create sustainability policies and plans for the building and coordinating the submission of documentation to the USBGC. Work included consulting on recycling, landscaping and water efficiency.

Bushwick Inlet Park, Brooklyn, NY – LEED NC

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