Innovation In Design
Innovation in Design credits are achieved for exceptional performance above the requirements set by the rating system.
1. A green education tour with signage and brochures has been implemented to provide information to the public about the WCC’s sustainable features.
2. Low-flow plumbing fixtures have reduced overall water use by 40%. 100% of the water used for sewage conveyance is non-potable water supplied by groundwater captured and stored in a cistern.
3. A green housekeeping program has been implemented using Green Seal certified cleaning products and high recycled content disposable materials. Green Seal is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to safeguarding the environment and transforming the marketplace by promoting the manufacture, purchase and use of environmentally responsible products and services. The Green Seal Certification ensures that a product meets rigorous, science-based leadership standards. This gives manufacturers the assurance to back up their claims and consumers confidence that certified products are better for human health and the environment.
4. A LEED accredited professional was a principle participant of the WCC building team, providing support and guidance throughout the LEED design, construction and certification process.