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.

New four story Class A multi-tenanted professional office building with adjacent five-level 480 space parking garage.  The high-performance complex is resource efficient with water, energy and landscaping systems, including rainwater recycling cisterns for sanitary and natural water filtration system for HVAC. The LEED Gold certified project provides for maximum energy efficiency, minimal environmental impact, healthier work environment for tenants, 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.