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University Pointe at College Station

Portland, OR

Project Categories

Housing + hospitality and Higher education

Business Type

Higher-education residential and mixed-use building with apartments, retail, office, and classroom spaces

Size

375,000 square feet

Architect

SERA Architects

Owner

American Campus Communities for Portland State University

PAE Role

Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering

Building analysis and modeling

LEED Gold

30

Percent better energy efficiency

than code requirements

30

Percent better water efficiency

than code requirements

Sustainability

Certifications

  • LEED Gold

Progress Report

Achieved 30% energy efficiency
Achieved 30% potable water efficiency

Special features

  • Variable refrigerant flow system with the ability to share energy between heating and cooling zones
  • Low-flow plumbing fixtures
  • 982 student beds
  • Building pressurization life-safety systems