Navy BEQ & Parking Garage
- Location: Bremerton, Washington
- Climate Region: 4C: Mixed - Marine
- Building type(s): Other, Military base, Multi-unit residential
- New construction
- 501,000 ft2 (46,500 m2)
- Project scope: 2 11-story buildings
206,000 ft2 (19,100 m2)
295,000 ft2 (27,400 m2)
- Urban setting
- Anticipated completion date: January 2010
- Rating: U.S. Green Building Council LEED-NC, v.2.2--Level: Gold
The Bachelor Enlisted Quarters (BEQ) houses 600 enlisted sailors while they are stationed at Bremerton. The BEQ is organized with 11 floors, 9 of which are designated for housing purposes. Each floor contains apartment-style living units that allow four sailors to live sharing a kitchen, living room, two bathrooms, and two bedrooms.
- The project diverted more than 95% of construction debris from landfills.
- The site was formerly a parking lot. All asphalt used for the parking lot was ground and reused as structural backfill for the foundation of the BEQ.
- All paints and coatings are low-VOC.
- 90% of spaces have a view.
- Products used for final cleaning of building were all green products.
- The project realizes 19.4% energy savings over ASHRAE 2004.
Owner & Occupancy
- Owned and occupied by Public Works, Federal government
- Typically occupied by 600 people
- Expected Building Service Life: 50 years
The BEQ (Bachelor Enlisted Quarters) is an apartment-style building that houses 600 enlisted sailors. The Parking Garage will hold 912 cars, including HOV, ADA, motorcycles, and 45 Low-Emitting Fuel-Efficient Vehicles.
Structured parking (50%), Living quarters (44%), Circulation (3%), Lobby/reception (1%), Office (1%), Restrooms (1%)
Parking (55%), Restored landscape (25%), Drives/roadway (12%), Patio/hardscape (5%), Shade structures/outdoor rooms (2%), Pedestrian/non-motorized vehicle path (2%)
Integrated team, Commissioning, Performance measurement and verification, Operations and maintenance, Transportation benefits, Stormwater management, Efficient fixtures and appliances, Efficient irrigation, HVAC, Efficient lighting, Recycled materials, Local materials, C&D waste management, Occupant recycling, Connection to outdoors, Daylighting, Thermal comfort, Noise control, Low-emitting materials
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