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Thursday, April 21, 2011
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

NEO Green Building Site Tour

Nordson, a leading producer of precision dispensing equipment that applies adhesives, sealants and coatings to a broad range of products during manufacturing operations, has opened a new 28,000 square-foot global headquarters facility in Westlake. The building is anticipated to earn a LEED certification level of Silver or Certified later this year. Key sustainability issues addressed in the design and construction of Nordson's new HQ include protection of open space; limitation of stormwater generation; reduction in the heat island effect; reduction of light pollution; optimization of natural lighting and views; efficient landscaping care; alternative transportation; reduction of water use; optimization of energy use; commissioning; reduction of construction waste; wise material selection; demand control ventilation; optimization of indoor environmental quality; optimization of building air quality; and comfort and controllability of indoor environment.Come see some of these sustainable features-from the bioswale landscape feature in the parking lot to the high-performing glass and wall systems throughout the building-for yourself. Cost: Local NEO Chapter members FREE / Non-members $10 Space is limited. Advance registration required on the Events page at www.neogreenbuilding.org.Nordson, a leading producer of precision dispensing equipment that applies adhesives, sealants and coatings to a broad range of products during manufacturing operations, has opened a new 28,000 square-foot global headquarters facility in Westlake. The building is anticipated to earn a LEED certification level of Silver or Certified later this year. Key sustainability issues addressed in the design and construction of Nordson's new HQ include protection of open space; limitation of stormwater generation; reduction in the heat island effect; reduction of light pollution; optimization of natural lighting and views; efficient landscaping care; alternative transportation; reduction of water use; optimization of energy use; commissioning; reduction of construction waste; wise material selection; demand control ventilation; optimization of indoor environmental quality; optimization of building air quality; and comfort and controllability of indoor environment.Come see some of these sustainable features-from the bioswale landscape feature in the parking lot to the high-performing glass and wall systems throughout the building-for yourself. Cost: Local NEO Chapter members FREE / Non-members $10 Space is limited. Advance registration required on the Events page at www.neogreenbuilding.org.

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