Hughes Marino is proud to have partnered with the Center for Sustainable Energy, a mission-driven nonprofit organization that develops custom solutions to provide clean energy program design and management and technical advisory services, in building their new headquarters, a 29,000+ square foot, two-story building. The space features a training center with movable walls that open to create a 4,500 square foot event space on the ground floor. True to their mission of advocating sustainable power and clean energy, the space features an all open structure concept with plenty of natural lighting through windows, skylights and Solatube tubular daylighting systems. Other than code-required emergency egress fixtures, no general lighting was installed on the second floor—all overhead lighting is supplied by the sun. Recycled products were used throughout their space including carpet and salvaged ceramic tile on the break room counter backsplashes.
Hughes Marino’s project management team worked diligently to value engineer over $500,000 out of this project and still deliver a space built to LEED standards for this very energy conscious company. Hughes Marino found repurposed furniture, tile and carpet to help the cause, and put in a new energy efficient HVAC system that will pay for itself in less than five years.
Hughes Marino provided complete project management services from building selection, due diligence, design and permitting to selection of the general contractor, project pricing and construction activity management.
Square Feet - 29,000 SF (2-story)
Contract Amount - Not Disclosed
General Contractor - Burger Construction
Architect - Carrier Johnson + Culture