• Photo courtesy of Loren Nelson.

  • Photo courtesy of Loren Nelson.

Edith Green Wendell Wyatt Federal Building

Portland, OR

Project Categories

LEED Platinum and Government

Business Type

Federal office building

Size

516,000 square feet

PAE’s innovative design allowed the highrise’s 185kW photovoltaic array to be incorporated into the downtown Portland electrical grid system.

Architect

SERA Architects

Owner

General Services Administration

PAE Role

Electrical engineering

Technology design

Architectural lighting design

LEED Platinum

45

Percent better energy efficiency

than code requirements

Sustainability

Certifications

  • LEED Platinum

Progress Report

Pursuing 45% energy efficiency

Special features

  • 255kW PV array on roof provides 10% of building’s energy and provides a canopy for rainwater collection and reuse
  • Smart Building pilot study
  • Energy Star rated
  • Daylighting
  • Integrated project delivery
  • Project team co-location

Media coverage

Edith Green - Wendell Wyatt Wins AIA COTE Top Ten Plus Award

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Integrated project delivery is more sustainable

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