Green Building: Latitude 43

Innovation and Design

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The concrete floor is stained by a local artist and contains a radiant heating system. Concrete has a long life cycle, low maintenance and eliminates additional flooring materials. Radiant heat saves 30-40% on heating. It is the most comfortable form of heat because is hottest next to your feet where you need it the most.
Porous pavement lets oil soaked water seep into the ground where it is eaten by bacteria. Porous pavement also reduces storm water runoff that causes erosion and flooding. A StormCepter catch basin under the parking lot catches the rest of the debris and chemicals from rainwater runoff prior to leaving the site.