Wright Brothers Visitor Center Earns LEED® Gold

After a long two years, the newly renovated Visitor Center at the Wright Brother’s National Memorial reopened this past October. This nearly 20,000 square foot historic building is located in Kill Devil Hills, NC, the site of the Wright Brother’s first successful flight. While the life-size reproduction of the Wright Brother’s 1903 flyer is a striking feature, the Visitor Center also …

President Part of LEED Expert Panel on LEED v4

Mr. Shane Nault of Building EnergetiCx along with Summer Minchew of Ecoimpact and Alison Crossley of Choate Construction presented on Mastering LEED v4.  The LEED rating system was designed to become more stringent over time, and with the most recent version the USGBC has not failed to deliver on that promise. After three years of development (and six public comment periods)—LEED …

SAS Institute Building R – Earns LEED® O+M Certification

At approximately 386,000 square feet, Building R, located on the SAS Institute World Headquarters campus in Cary, NC, recently achieved LEED® for Existing Buildings (LEED® O+M) Gold Certification. The LEED® O+M rating system provides operational and maintenance strategies to maximize an existing building’s performance while reducing its impact on the environment. Services Provided Our team conducted the required ASHRAE Level …

Environamics Receives LEED® Certification

Environamics, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, is a contracting company that specializes in interior construction and movable walls.  The company recently relocated their headquarters to an existing one-story warehouse with office space.  The existing 12,500 square foot office was renovated to create a showcase exhibit of Environamics’ interior finish products including custom drywall details, glass partitions, and wood and fabric …

CFCC – Celebrates Grand Opening of Two New Buildings

Cape Fear Community College, located in Wilmington, North Carolina, recently celebrated the grand opening of its newest building, the Advanced & Emerging Technologies Building.  This 74,000 square-foot building joins two other new buildings, the Veterinary Medical Technology Building and the Heavy Equipment and Transport Technology Building, that have also been recently completed.  The addition of these three buildings will allow …

Department of Forensic Science Earns LEED Silver

The Western Laboratory, part of the Virginia Department of Forensic Science, is located in Roanoke Valley, in the Blue Ridge Mountains.  Over the last few years, the laboratory underwent an expansion and renovation project and recently received  LEED® NC Silver Certification by the USGBC. Services Provided LEED® Consulting:  Our team provided LEED® consulting for the project, which included detailed reviews of …

Newest WELL AP

Congratulations to our president, Shane Nault, for receiving his WELL AP designation.  The WELL Accredited Professional (WELL AP) credential signifies knowledge in human health and wellness in the built environment, and specialization in the WELL Building Standard ®. WELL is a performance-based system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring features of the built environment that impact human health and well-being, through air, …

Building EnergetiCx Recognized as USGBC NC Partner

The USGBC NC Chapter, Charlotte Branch held their annual partner recognition event at the NASCAR Plaza.  The event was also used to welcome the Chapter’s new executive director, Sarah Beth Harkless.  Building EnergetiCx was recognized as one of the Chapter Partners for 2016, and this is their fifth straight year as a partner.

TIAA-CREF Receives LEED® Gold Certification

Located in the Ballantyne Business Park, TIAA-CREF underwent a partial interior renovation of an existing six story building.  The renovation encompassed approximately 140,000 square feet including  office space and a cafeteria on the lower level.  The office space is an open floor plan with conference and meeting rooms, break areas and training rooms.  The project has achieved LEED® CI Gold …