Lake Shore Campus
LEED Gold certified
First Place / Illinois Chapter ASHRAE Excellence in Engineering Award
USGBC Illinois Chapter Emerald Award for High Performance Green Innovation
Project Highlights and Results
- Elara Green Project: Natural Ventilation
- Building utilized 78% less energy than a baseline ASHRAE 90.1 building after first 8 months of full, normalized data.
- Building designed to engage occupants in the operation of the building systems
- Results illustrate how carefully integrated designs that maximize passive systems first while maintaining simplicity of active systems can achieve extraordinary results.
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