IRS Service Center (Kansas City, MO)
||Berkebile Nelson Immenschuh McDowell Architects (BNIM Architects), Kansas City, Missouri, USA
| Sq. Ft.:
||1,140,000 sq. ft.
| Date Completed:
||Dedication, October 16, 2006
- The project has followed an erosion and sedimentation control plan that complies with the referenced EPA standard.
- The project site does not meet any of the prohibited criteria.
- The project meets the requirements of the credit.
- The project is served by 12 bus lines within ¼ mile of the project site.
- A minimum of 50% of the site area that does not fall within the building footprint has been restored with the native planting.
- The project has implemented a stormwater management plan that results in a 28% decrease (rate and quantity) in runoff from calculated pre-project conditions.
- The project has been designed in accordance with the EPA Standard’s best management practices for removal of TSS and TP.
- A minimum of 50% of the on-site parking stalls are located underground.
- 100% of the reported 321,582sf total roof are is covered by a combination of vegetated roof system (65,055sf) and compliant cool roof (556,527sf)
- The installed irrigation systems reduce potable water consumption by 93% from a calculated baseline case.
- The project has reduced its potable water use by 35% through the installation of waterless urinals and low flow lavatories.
Energy and Atmosphere
- The project complies with the minimum energy performance requirements of ASHRAE 90.1-1999.
- Base building HVAC&R systems use no CFC-based refrigerants.
- Fundamental commissioning requirements have been completed.
- The project selected refrigerants and HVAC&R that minimize or eliminate the emission of compounds that contribute to ozone depletion and global warming.
Materials and Resources
- The project has diverted 96% of on-site generated construction waste from landfill.
- 17% of the total building materials content, by value, have been manufactured using recycled materials.
- 21% of the total building materials by value have been manufactured within 500 miles of the project site.
- 21% of the total building materials value have been manufactured using raw materials that were harvested, extracted, or recovered within 500 miles of the project site.
- 54% of the total wood based building materials are harvested from FSC certified forests.
Indoor Environmental Quality
- The project has installed a CO2 monitoring system
- The project developed and implemented a construction IAQ management plan that followed the referenced SMACNA Guidelines.
- The project conducted a two week flush-out prior to occupancy.
- All adhesive and sealant products comply with the VOC limits.
- All indoor paints comply with the VOC limits Green Seal GS-11.
- Installed carpet systems comply with the VOC limits of the CRI Green Label Testing Program.
- All indoor composite wood materials used on the project contain no urea-formaldehyde.
- The project has a minimum 2% daylights factor in 755 of all space occupied for critical visual tasks.
Innovation and Design
- A LEED AP has been a participant in the project development team.