The Bridgeview Resource Center was designed and constructed to LEED Silver standards
LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the most widely used green building rating system in the world.
We are awaiting LEED Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.
LEED features at Bridgeview include:
The water fixtures and toilets are High Efficiency fixtures designed to save water.
The paint contains no Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC's) to improve air quality.
Recycled materials used in the construction to reserve resources and keep materials out of landfills.
High-Efficiency LED lighting to save on energy costs.
The Mechanical system is designed to save energy and provide a healthy environment.
Encouraging Energy Efficient vehicles by providing reserved parking spots.
You can help us be more Green
When visiting the Bridgeview Resource Center or using one of our classrooms:
Carpool, take C-Tran bus, or use energy-efficient vehicles.
Do not bring disposable containers for drinks, food, or supplies.
If you are using the kitchen or serving food, use washable plates, cups and utensils (ask us, we have some available), rather than disposable materials.
Use the provided fabric towels rather than paper towels.
Buildings have a substantial impact on the health and well-being of people and the planet. Buildings use resources, generate waste and are costly to maintain and operate. Green building is the practice of designing, constructing and operating buildings to maximize occupant health and productivity, use fewer resources, reduce waste and negative environmental impacts, and decrease life cycle costs.
Learn more at www.usgbc.org/about