Bloomberg Center at Cornell Tech

New York, NY
Barr & Barr
LEED Platinum and Net Zero
New York, NY
LEED Certification & Commisioning
Completed 2017
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The Bloomberg Center on Roosevelt Island bridges academia and industry experience while pioneering new standards in environmental sustainability. The four-story building is one of the three first startup incubator campuses for Cornell Tech.

As sustainability consultants, we worked with Barr & Barr, employing multiple strategies to achieve LEED Platinum Certification and Net Zero Energy Status.

Sustainable features include:

- All-electric renewable energy to power building systems, keeping the building free of fossil fuels.

- Smart building technology providing on-demand power to respond to user needs such as lighting control, occupancy sensors, security, and other building controls.

- A low-maintenance green roof with native plants to help cool roof surface and manage stormwater runoff.

- A 40,000-gallon rainwater harvesting tank providing non-potable water for the building’s plumbing system, cooling tower, and on-site irrigation.

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