14 Nov '13, 8pm

Building what you preach: A journey to #LEED double Platinum:

When it came time to plan our new headquarters in New Jersey, many new prospects were upon us. Sustainability is embedded into the core of BASF’s business and brand, so we knew we’d have the opportunity to demonstrate how BASF drives sustainable solutions . How could we do that? By creating an open and collaborative workplace with LEED Platinum distinction. We worked with the BASF Center for Building Excellence to turn the holistic systems approach we use for others toward ourselves. Combining the principles of applied building science and innovative chemistry, we incorporated many BASF technologies to reduce energy consumption, conserve water and create an attractive, healthy and collaborative work environment – all while ensuring the building was affordable to build and operate. Thirty-five BASF-enabled construction solutions were used to achieve our headquarters’ high-p...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/building-what-you-preach-jo...

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