EDISON—Liberty Corner Corporate Center in Bernards Township has been awarded LEED-EB:OM Silver certification.
The LEED-EB:OM 2009 (Operation & Maintenance) certification recognizes maximum efficiency of operations with minimal environmental impact. It addresses cleaning and maintenance issues—including chemical use—recycling programs, exterior maintenance programs, and system upgrades.
Highlights of the building’s
*Use of efficient plumbing fixtures providing water savings of 23 percent
*Improvements to the building’s irrigation system, providing a 66 percent reduction in water use for irrigation, as well as the installation of a dedicated meter to monitor ongoing performance
*Recycling efforts resulting in a 55 percent diversion rate of recyclables from landfill and a 100 percent diversion rate of durable goods from entering the waste stream
*As part of the building’s sustainable purchasing plan, mercury content of lighting has been substantially reduced
*A green cleaning program has been implemented as part of a comprehensive building-wide indoor air quality program
Gerard Hazel of Sustainable Systems LLC provided consultingon the project.