John Hancock Real Estate – LEED Gold Certification

John Hancock Real Estate – LEED Gold Certification 2017-08-08T18:36:19+00:00

Project Description

The Michelson
Irvine, CA

LEED EBv2009 – Gold Certification

Project Summary
The Michelson is a nineteen (19) story, commercial office building totaling 567,448 gross square feet and was constructed in 2007. The building boasts an open-aired rooftop area ideal for networking events with its view of the city and mountain range. Emmes Realty Services sold the building to John Hancock Real Estate in the fall of 2012.

Healthy Buildings’ Role
In addition to providing LEED EB:O+M project management services, Healthy Buildings was contracted to provide the following engineering and technical services: ventilation assessment to earn Indoor Environmental Quality Prerequisite 1 (IEQp1),an ASHRAE Level II energy audit per the requirements of Energy & Atmosphere credit 2.1 (EAc2.1), a proactive Indoor Air Quality Program meeting the requirements of IEQc1.1, IAQ Management Program, and the ENERGY STAR Label to meet EAp2.

Project Highlights

  • The building maintains a high level of efficiency as evident by the ENERGY STAR rating of 83.
  • Building management has implemented green cleaning and recycling programs.
  • The building utilizes reclaimed water for use in the restrooms, landscaping, and cooling tower.
It was great working with your employee this year. She did a great job working in our building she was very professional with our tenants in regards to respecting their space and gets along well with our crew members. I hope she is willing to return next year.
Chief Engineer, Major commercial building in Sacramento
Thank you Bruce, you guys never cease to amaze me how well you do things. I wish other companies worked like you do…
Assistant Property Manager, Major Program Management Contractor, Washington, DC
Just wanted to let you know that your office just helped us out with a last minute need…and we wanted to express our sincere gratitude. Your staff dropped what they were doing and came here to perform a Legionella test of our cooling tower before our work started this weekend. We are so fortunate to have such a great partnership with Healthy Buildings, who is responsive to our needs!
Manager, Facilities Operations, Northern Virginia

I am completely amazed at how professional and complete our report is. I appreciate doing business with your company and look forward to using your services again on a yearly basis. Please keep me informed when it is coming close to the inspection period, thanks…

Operator, Major Casino/Hotel in Las Vegas, NV

Just wanted to express my sincere thanks for your time and assistance in attending the meeting. We met with a certified Industrial Hygienist and the Director of Environmental, Health and Safety. At the meeting, your staff distributed copies of the actual sampling data findings and explained each test and the results. The director asked a few questions and at the end of the meeting he seemed satisfied with the results and expressed his gratitude and stated that he felt that HBI had done a thorough job.

Property Manager, Commercial Real Estate, Virginia

It was great working with your employee this year. She did a great job working in our building she was very professional with our tenants in regards to respecting their space and gets along well with our crew members. I hope she is willing to return next year.

Chief Engineer, Major Commercial Building in Sacramento

Thank you for the expedient response to our request and the professional nature in which Healthy Buildings have responded to our concerns regards IAQ in the clinic, much appreciated.

Senior Occupational Health Specialist, Washington, DC

Healthy Buildings has the team and experience to develop effective and efficient hotel sustainability programs. Their commitment to business-oriented sustainability decisions makes them a player you most definitely want to have on your team. They will work with you to meet your bottom line goals while greening your operations and maintenance practices; ultimately reducing your operating costs, generating marketing opportunities, and strengthening your business model by integrating sustainability into all aspects of your hotel.

Sustainability Manager, Major Hotel in New York City

I had the opportunity to utilize Healthy Buildings as my LEED Consultant on the Porterville Developmental Center New Main Kitchen Project in Porterville, CA. The project has attempted LEED (v2.2) Gold status.  I cannot say enough about the Healthy Buildings team and their professional work ethic, deep knowledge of LEED and sustainability and their willingness to go the extra mile to ensure client satisfaction.

Project Engineer, Seals/Biehle, Inc.

Just wanted to express my sincere thanks for your time and assistance in attending the meeting. We met with a certified Industrial Hygienist and the Director of Environmental, Health and Safety. At the meeting, your staff distributed copies of the actual sampling data findings and explained each test and the results. The director asked a few questions and at the end of the meeting he seemed satisfied with the results and expressed his gratitude and stated that he felt that HBI had done a thorough job.

Property Manager, Lerner, Tysons Corner, Virginia