New Cemetery Facility on Long Island Targets LEED Silver #HappyGreenHalloween

BBS Architects & Engineers (BBS) completed the 22,400-s/f St. Charles Resurrection Cemetery Welcoming and Information Center in Farmingdale, NY. The building is currently undergoing the LEED certification process with the LEED Silver level target. The center received the 2011 Jeffrey J. Zogg Build New York Award. BBS, an architect and designer of green institutional, educational and corporate facilities, served as architect, interior designer, and MEP engineer. Catholic Cemeteries, owned and operated by Saint John's Cemetery, is the center's owner. "The new Welcoming and Information Center is one of the most architecturally attractive and environmentally responsible cemetery facilities both in the greater New York area and nationwide," said Randy Van Yahres, Catholic Cemeteries director of facilities and planning. In addition to BBS, the team included general contractor Li...

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