Washington D.C.’s Entertainment and Sports Arena (ESA) is a state-of-the-art, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver-certified, multipurpose entertainment, sports, and cultural complex. The insulated metal panels (IMPs) used in the 109,63-m2 (118,000-sf) enclosure provides a sleek look, while also offering a seamless addition to the nation’s capital.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released its annual list of the Top 10 States for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), ranking states in terms of certified square feet per resident.
Last month, the Decorative Concrete Council (DCC), a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), announced the winners of its 10th annual Decorative Concrete Awards competition at World of Concrete in Las Vegas.
A study of pre- and post-occupancy research released last December on the new Washington D.C. headquarters of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) demonstrates the ways workplace design can positively influence health, wellness, employee satisfaction, and overall work performance. The office is the first space to be certified Platinum under both WELL and the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC’s) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program.