EcoPlex Office Building & Parking Garage

Location: West Palm Beach
Architect: GS&P; Smith & Moore, Living Designs Group
Size: 100,000 SF Building; 152,500 SF Parking Garage


2010 USGBC South Florida Chapter LEED CS Project of the Year Award

2009 AGC Florida East Coast Chapter Build Florida Award for Sustainable Construction.

A high-performance office building, developed by Navarro Lowrey, Inc., with adjacent five-level parking garage incorporates resource-efficient building and landscaping systems, rewarding business with a healthier workplace, maximum energy efficiency, minimal environmental impact and significant cost savings.


Sustainable features:

  • Roof with high SRI to improve energy efficiency
  • Rainwater recycling system directs water on the roof and A/C condensation toward four large cisterns for storage and use in sanitary systems
  • Lushly landscaped outdoor plaza surrounds a natural water-filtration system used for the HVAC cooling tower
  • Elimination of potable water usage for cooling tower and irrigation through use of pond water
  • Indoor air quality enhanced through fresh-air mechanical systems
  • Oversized windows supply abundant natural light
  • Integrated air and raised-flooring system
  • Demountable partitions in conjunction with a raised-flooring system enable the adaptability of space and increase the longevity of materials.