Project name: One Vanderbilt

Date: Started 2012, Completed 2020

Client: Hines

Size: 1.7 Million ft²

Location: New York, New York, U.S.A.

Sustainability Rating: LEED Platinum v3, LEED Gold v4 & WELL Gold Pursued

Services Provided: Building Envelope Consulting and MonitoringEnergy Consulting, (LEED & WELL) Consulting, Commissioning, Local Law 97

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Located next to Grand Central Terminal, this 77-story, Class-A office tower is an iconic addition to midtown Manhattan.  Completed under budget and ahead of schedule, this terra cotta and glass tower soars just over 1400 feet tall, the second tallest office tower in NYC at time of completion, and features 4 tapering blocks that interlock and end at different heights and a retail podium at the base.

SOCOTEC has provided building envelope, energy and sustainability services, including CFD modeling of the atriums, exterior elevators, and observation deck. In addition, our team provided energy code progress inspections, and building envelope commissioning; having over $17 million’s worth of various sustainability features, including high-performance glazing and a 90,000-gallon rainwater collection system, our sustainability team is coordinating for a WELL Core & Shell Gold rating in addition to both LEED v3 Platinum and LEED v4 Gold certifications.

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