Six buildings will be recognized by the Wisconsin Green Building Alliance, the state chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council, at its 10th Annual Sustainable Energy Efficiency Conference.
Milwaukee’s Clock Shadow Building won the group’s Focus on Energy Award of Excellence, according to a news release. The building is recognized for being built on a brownfield and having 99 percent of construction waste be recycled.
Glendale’s Glen Hills Middle School won the Existing Buildings Award of Merit. Renovations to the school resulted in a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold designation in April.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Wisconsin Energy Institute won the New Construction Award of Merit. About 95 percent of construction waste was recycled.
The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh’s Sage Hall won the New Construction Special Citation for Lighting and Daylighting. The building is LEED Gold certified and classrooms were designed to maximize sunlight.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Cambridge Commons won a New Construction Special Citation for Energy Efficiency. The building is built on a former brownfield and is LEED Gold certified.
Edgerton’s City Hall also won a New Construction Special Citation for Energy Efficiency. The building uses solar and geothermal energy.
The conference will be held Oct. 4 at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2200 E. Kenwood Ave. Those interested in attending can register at www.wgba.org.
— Beth Kevit