LLI Engineering

1501 Preble Ave
Suite 300
Pittsburgh,  PA  15233
(412) 904-4310

www.lliengineering.com

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Rating 5230

Property Managed By
Metro Burg Properties

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This location is certified Class-G
in compliance with all Class-G
rules and regulations.



This location is managed sustainably because they:

  • Implement a space-wide policy to minimize the use of toxic pesticides
  • Use mats, rugs & grates at building entrances to manage particulates
  • Implement a pest-management plan to reduce or eliminate sources of food, water & shelter
  • Seal our supply & return air duct openings during construction activity
  • Provide shading devices or tinted windows to control sunlight
    • Use certified environmentally-friendly cleaning products
    • Use only low-VOC interior paints
      • Use only low-VOC interior sealants & coatings
        • Maintain and clean our HVAC at least twice per calendar year
          • Change or clean our HVAC filters at least quarterly
        • Optimize our indoor air system with filters rated MERV 8 or greater
          • Change or clean our HVAC filters at least quarterly
        • Optimize our indoor air system with the use of economizers, air handling units, etc
        • Implement a space-wide policy on green cleaning
        • Have daylight accessible to at least 50% of our occupants
          • Have daylight accessible to at least 75+% of our occupants
          • Have daylight accessible to 100% of our occupants
        • Implement a space-wide non-smoking policy
        • Implement a building perimeter non-smoking policy which exceeds 20 ft.
        • Conduct occupancy surveys addressing thermal comfort, indoor air, acoustics, lighting &/or safety
          • Developed a plan to address our thermal comfort, indoor air, acoustics, lighting &/or safety
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        This location is managed sustainably because they:

        • Have wrapped and/or insulated ductwork
        • Have insulated roof & walls, defined by values R-19 or greater
        • Initiated a commissioning plan prepared by a qualified third-party
          • Implemented up to 25% of the recommendations from our commissioning plan
          • Implemented up to 50% of the recommendations from our commissioning plan
          • Implemented up to 75% of the recommendations from our commissioning plan
        • Use programmable thermostats and/or "range" controls (e.g., two degrees up & down)
          • Use automatic controls, timers or a building automation system for our primary HVAC
          • Implement zoned temperature controls or another building management system
            • Have common area lighting on automatic timers & occupancy sensors
              • Ensure all common area lighting is on automatic timers & occupancy sensors
              • Ensure all applicable lighting is on automatic timers & occupancy sensors
            • Use a high-efficiency boiler or hot-water system
              • Have a policy to phase all incandescent lighting to CFL, LED or better
                • Ensure all our applicable interior lighting is CFL, LED or better
              • Have a policy to phase all ballasted lighting fixtures to T8 or better
                • Ensure all ballasted lighting fixtures are T8 or better
                • Ensure all ballasted lighting fixtures are energy efficient, uplit ambient lighting
              • Practice powering-down during unoccupied times (computers, lights)
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              This location is managed sustainably because they:

              • Ensure all new flooring purchases will comprise of recycled carpet fibers, carpet tiles and/or other sustainable flooring
                • Ensure all new flooring contains low or no-VOC content
                • Ensure all new flooring contains at least 10% of content derived from recycled fibers
              • Ensure all new product purchases contain no added urea-formaldehyde, such as
                • Ensure all new furniture purchases contain no added urea-formaldehyde
                • Ensure all new building materials for facility construction, renovation & fit-outs contain no added urea-formaldehyde
                • Ensure all new cabinet, countertop & flooring purchases contain no added urea-formaldehyde
              • Prioritize purchasing products made from FSC® or SFI® Certified materials, such as
                • Prioritize purchasing furniture items made from FSC® or SFI® Certified materials
              • Prioritize purchasing > 50% of supplies harvested & manufactured within 500 miles, such as
                • Prioritize purchasing > 50% furniture items harvested & manufactured within 500 miles
                • Prioritize purchasing > 50% paper, toner cartridges & other office supplies harvested & manufactured within 500 miles
                • Prioritize purchasing > 50% building materials for facility construction, renovation & fit-outs harvested & manufactured within 500 miles
                • Prioritize purchasing > 50% cabinets, countertops & flooring harvested & manufactured within 500 miles
              • Prioritize purchasing 100% of supplies harvested & manufactured within 500 miles, such as
                • Prioritize purchasing 100% furniture items harvested & manufactured within 500 miles
                • Prioritize purchasing 100% paper, toner cartridges & other office supplies harvested & manufactured within 500 miles
                • Prioritize purchasing 100% building materials for facility construction, renovation & fit-outs harvested & manufactured within 500 miles
                • Prioritize purchasing 100% cabinets, countertops & flooring harvested & manufactured within 500 miles
              • Prioritize purchasing products made from recycled content, such as
                • Prioritize purchasing furniture items made from recycled content
                • Prioritize purchasing paper, toner cartridges & other office supplies made from recycled content
                • Prioritize purchasing building materials for facility construction, renovation & fit-outs made from recycled content
              • Prioritize purchasing products made from rapidly renewable materials, such as
                • Prioritize purchasing building materials for facility construction, renovation & fit-outs made from rapidly renewable materials
              • Have a written policy which commits to purchasing environmentally-preferable products
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              This location is managed sustainably because they:

              • Do not irrigate our landscape
              • Use high-efficiency toilet flushing mechanisms
                • Use low-flow faucet and/or showerhead fixtures in 50+% of common areas
                  • Have low-flow and/or faucet fixtures in 100% of common areas
                • Use motion-sensored faucets & fixtures in 50+% of common areas (kitchens are exempt)
                  • Have motion-sensored faucets & fixtures in 100% of common areas
                • Have a written policy which commits to reducing our indoor water use
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                This location is managed sustainably because they:

                • Occupy our space with reused/recycled furniture & equipment (desks, chairs, cubicle walls & cabinets)
                  • Occupy 25+% of our space with reused/recycled furniture & equipment
                  • Occupy 50+% of our space with reused/recycled furniture & equipment
                • Have localized pick-up for recycling: Paper & cardboard
                • Have localized pick-up for recycling: Glass
                • Have localized pick-up for recycling: Metal
                • Implement methods to recycle and/or divert these specialized items: CFCs
                • Conducted a waste stream audit of paper, toner & other office supplies (past 12 months)
                  • Implement other responsible means to divert from waste stream & incineration
                • Set all common area printers to default to double-sided or scrap paper printing
                  • Ensure all print users default to double-sided or scrap paper printing
                • Set all common area printers to default to draft quality and/or black/white or grayscale print
                  • Ensure all print users default to draft quality and/or black/white or grayscale print
                • Use reusable dishware, kitchenware & utensils
                • Have a written policy which commits to reducing waste generation and disposal
                • Implement a space-wide recycling policy, which includes a
                  • Have a single can commingled recycling system, intended to be separated offsite
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                This location is managed sustainably because they:

                • Have outdoor green spaces and/or picnic areas
                • Incorporate an effecient space plan and/or promote a flexible, mobile work environment
                • Promote stakeholder community initiatives and/or volunteerism
                • Have preferred parking for fuel-efficient vehicles and carpooling
                • Promote and/or incentivize use of mass transit
                • Have on-site bike storage
                • Completed facility renovations & additions that exceeded code requirements for energy efficiency
                • Have localized pick-up for recycling: Plastic
                • Have an organizational pledge to nurture a sustainable workplace (i.e., Sustainability Mission Statement)
                • Conduct "Green" education programs for our staff &/or stakeholders
                • Have an individual appointed to specifically oversee sustainable operations and/or reporting
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