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Wall Experiment Station Celebrated for Achieving LEED Platinum Certification


Senator William X. Wall Experiment Station

Lawrence, MA – RDK Engineers recently attended a LEED Platinum celebration of the MassDEP’s Senator William X. Wall Experiment Station project. The project marks the first state-owned building in the Commonwealth to achieve the LEED Platinum distinction.
Members of the Patrick Administration were in attendance and spoke about the cutting-edge sustainable design that helped the facility in achieving the LEED Platinum designation.
The $31 million wall experiment station project involved a complete renovation of the existing 22,000sf facility, and a 13,000sf laboratory addition.
Design features include a graywater collection system, photovoltaic panels, a high-efficiency HVAC system, a rain-water reclamation system, and an electric vehicle charging station.
RDK Engineers served as the MEP/FP engineer on the project with Perkins+Will Architects and O’Connor Constructors, Inc.
The Senator William X. Wall Experiment Station is the principal testing laboratory for the Mass. Dept. of Environmental Protection responsible for regularly monitoring the air and water quality throughout the state. The work performed at Wall Experiment Station is critical for ensuring public health safety.

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