Dr. George W. Davis Senior Building
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Dr. George W. Davis Senior Building, a 121-unit housing community in San Francisco, received a LEED for Homes Platinum rating with guidance from Bright Green Strategies.
LEED for Homes 2008 Certification Awarded June 2016
Innovation in Design
Location and Linkages
Energy and Atmosphere
Materials and Resources
Indoor Environmental Quality
Awareness and Education
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Construction Waste Diverted from Landfill
The Dr. Davis Senior Housing and Senior Center offers 121 one- and two-bedroom affordable senior rental units as well as common areas and property management offices. The three-to-four stories buildings over a podium construction were build with environmentally preferable products and high efficient mechanical system to support energy savings and to obtain LEED Platinum Level.
The Dr. Davis Senior Building offers exercise rooms, a library, beauty salon, picnic area and community garden.
A high efficiency irrigation system is installed to reduce water consumption and additionally 92% of installed plants are drought tolerant.
The Building features a Solar Thermal system, low- e windows, high efficient water boilers, high quality insulation, high efficacy lighting, Energy Star appliances and Heat Pumps VRV.
Environmentally preferable products with low emission and recycled contents were used for flooring, paint, cement and the insulation.
Indoor Air Quality is ensured through Garage exhaust w/ CO, Two commercial Kitchen hood exhausts, EMS controls, General exhaust from kitchens, bathrooms, dryers, Heat Pumps VRV. Only low VOC paints and adhesives were used.
Number of units: 121
Square footage: 152,351
Construction type: 1 level of concrete construction with 4 levels of wood construction above
Construction budget: $395million
BGS role in project: LEED for Homes Green Rater, Energy Modeler, HERS Rater
Special funding, if any: TCAC Low Income Housing Tax Credits, OCII Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure
Developer/Owner Contact Info: McCormack Baron Salazar
% Expected Energy Savings based on Title-24 Energy Analysis: 38%
Exemplary Performance: Water Efficiency Irrigation