LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is one of the most popular green building certification programs in the world that creates environmentally responsible building sites and designs. HALL Arts Residences follows the LEED program and is seeking LEED Gold certification by providing easy access to a walkable neighborhood and public transit. LEED creates more energy efficient buildings via systems and efficient water fixtures, and the accredited design also takes ensures healthier indoor air environments by utilizing responsibly produced and renewable materials.
HKS and HALL Group are collaborating on the sustainable design for HALL Arts Residences with plans to embrace the WELL Building Standard, a new system for measuring, certifying and monitoring the performance of building features that impact health and well-being . HALL Group is committed to building responsibly, sustainably and with a focus on health and wellness, and will incorporate these principles into the Residences.
Raised Floor System
HALL Arts Residences features a raised floor system, which enhances each home by providing several advantages that promote energy efficiency, homeowner comfort and convenience. A raised floor system creates an 18” open space between the floor of a room and its structural slab, which can be used for a variety of positive enhancements such as increased sound dampening and consistent heating and air conditioning flow. When renovating for spatial changes or for new technology, a raised access floor system provides homeowners with an extraordinary level of flexibility while minimizing discomfort to neighbors during the process.