Dick's Sporting Goods Store Support Center LEED Certified

Dick’s Sporting Goods Store Support Center

Dick’s Store Support Center in Findlay Township, PA, houses merchandising rooms, executive offices, staff work areas, an athletic facility, an auditorium, a café, and a full size store mock-up for Dick’s Sporting Goods. Built on a wooded site, this $125 million complex is the first phase in a multi-phase corporate campus, which has been designed to fit into the local topography.

Some noteworthy green features:

  1. Sustainable Sites. The project is on target to earn 8 of a possible 14 points in this category by focusing on: bike friendliness (82 storage spaces and 16 showers); alternative transportation (113 preferred parking sites for low-emitting/fuel-efficient vehicles, 113 preferred parking sites for carpools); site development (69.9% of site area is vegetated); stormwater control (existing imperviousness is less than 50% / rain garden can manage 38% of annual rainfall and infiltration basins can handle 100%); heat island effect of the roof (SRI score = 99).
  2. Indoor Environmental Quality. The project is on target to earn 8 of a possible 15 points in this category by focusing on: Internal Air Quality with a comprehensive plan during construction; low emitting materials (adhesives, sealants, paint, and carpet), controllability of lighting and temperature (99% of workstations have their own controls), and overall thermal design.
  3. Innovations in Design. The project is on target to earn all 5 possible points in this category by reducing water usage beyond the exemplary performance threshold (over a 50% reduction due to extensive use of ultra-low flow fixtures), maintaining double the required open space for credit SS 5.2 (70% of the site is open space), implementing a low-mercury policy for its lighting (80 picograms per rated lumen-hour), utilizing a LEED Accredited Professional in the certification process, and by implementing a progressive education plan.

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