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Green Buildings

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Project Title: Green Building Technical Guidance from MDEQ

Location: Michigan

Project Title: LEED: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, Green Building Rating System ®

Location: U.S. Green Building Council

Project Title: Ford Rouge Center (FRC)

Location: Ford Rouge Center, Miller Road, Dearborn

  • 1Roger Gaudette, Ford Land
  • 2Don Russell, Ford EQO
  • 3 Dan Ballnik, Ford Land
  • Xeroflor America
    (provider of FRC green roof)

Project Title: Fairlane Green

Location: Between Southfield Freeway, Interstate 94, Outer Drive and Oakwood Boulevard, in the City of Allen Park

Fairlane Green, Ford Land Development

  • Transformation of Allen Park Clay Mine Landfill to 1 million-square-foot “ green” retail and recreational center
  • 243-acre site
  • Two-thirds of the site is undeveloped green space: a 43-acre park and 3.5 miles of trails around the site.
  • Site irrigation from storm water detention ponds rather than potable municipal water supplies.
  • Bio-swales and wetland-type retention ponds to manage storm water runoff and create natural habitat for birds and other wildlife.
  • Green screens, hedgerows and prairie-style landscaping to green the site and provide wildlife habitat.
  • Reduced energy consumption through white reflective roofing and high-efficiency heating and cooling equipment.
  • Use of recycled materials and the recycling of construction waste materials.
  • Seeking LEED certification by the U.S. Green Building Council
MDEQ Warren District Office

Michigan's first "Green" State Office Building