Selected Projects


SAP Americas Headquarters, Newtown Square, PA

Building owner: SAP
Project Lead: FX Fowle Architects
Status: Completion Spring 2009
Objective: Water conservation for site and green roof irrigation
Challenges: Site utility constraints, building drainage geometry
Extraordinary features: 30,000-gallon modular vault cistern
Sustainable Certification: LEED Platinum




Needham Library, Needham, MA

Building owner: Town of Needham
Status: Completed 2005
Objective: Water conservation for site irrigation
Challenges: Tight construction sequencing due to limited working areas
Extraordinary features: 10,000-gallon modular vault cistern meets all projected watering needs
Sustainable Certification: LEED Silver




US GSA, Philadelphia, PA

Building owner: U.S. Government Project Lead: Roofscapes, Inc./Roofing Resources, Inc. Status: Completion Summer 2009 Objective: Water conservation for large cooling tower make-up water demand Challenges: Cistern below building in parking garage. Existing building provides challenges in design and construction logistics Extraordinary features: 20,000-gallon cast-in-place concrete cistern projected to meet 80% of 3,500-gallon daily water demand



Deaconess Assisted Living Complex, Concord, MA

Building owner: New England Deaconess Association Status: Completed 2007 Objective: Water conservation and storm-water flow mitigation on large campus development Challenges: Sophisticated controls for load-balanced, three cistern and back-up well integration Extraordinary features: Cisterns with remote transfer pumps at great distance from irrigation point of connection



Private Residence, Hillsdale, NY

Building owner: Private Party Project Lead: Storm King Contracting, Inc. Status: Completed 2006 Objective: Water supply for water constrained mountain-side location. Challenges: Access up 6% grade to mountainside site Extraordinary features: Ground-level and roof water collection; 11,000-gallon modular vault cistern enabled difficult site access

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