New Hampshire’s first LEED Platinum office building has transitioned to solar power. ReVision Energy just lately put in an 80-panel rooftop solar array at Sullivan Construction in Bedford. The 25.2-kW array will generate practically 28,000-kW hours of solar electrical energy.
The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) customary is the present benchmark for the design, building and operation of high-performance, sustainable buildings. The score system was created to advertise environmentally accountable building practices that focus on lowering annual working prices by way of optimum energy use, discount of fossil gas dependence and the promotion of a protected, healthful facility.
The facility’s transition to solar power will offset practically half of its electrical load. The clear energy produced by the solar array is equal to offsetting the burning of seven tons of coal per 12 months or 31 barrels of oil or the carbon sequestered by 16 acres of forests.
The renewable energy project precedes Sullivan Construction’s celebration of its 50th anniversary subsequent 12 months.
“We are always looking for ways to enhance our capabilities and improve our efficiencies,” stated Tom Sullivan, proprietor of Sullivan Construction. “The solar array will allow us to demonstrate our commitment to energy efficiency and to share a commitment to our next 50 years!”
Sullivan Construction has been on the forefront of sustainable building applied sciences and is lively in all main segments of economic building. The firm makes a speciality of healthcare, schooling, retail, office, banking, manufacturing and biotech services.
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