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Building Green

Gorski Engineering, Inc. has on staff LEED Accredited professionals ready to help you with the design of your green and sustainable building. Our ability to offer Butler steel buildings makes sustainable building affordable. Butler buildings contain a high percentage of recycled material and are themselves recyclable. These buildings, like the building Gorski designed and built for Koaxis, Inc., optimize the use of raw materials and are energy efficient. They can help you achieve LEED certification.

The Koaxis building*, in Schwenksville, PA, a Green Building Initiative Green Globes Qualifying project, included the following Green Building Initiatives:

  • Increased daylighting with glare controls
  • Energy efficient windows
  • High-efficiency fluorescent light fixtures
  • Low VOC paints, caulks, sealants and floor finishes
  • Rapidly-renewable wood door cores
  • Low maintenance native landscaping, no-mow grass, rain gardens, pervious paving
  • Geothermal ground-source HVAC system

“I’m very pleased with the finished product and would highly recommend your firm to others who require a new building with lower operating costs and energy efficiencies.” - Henry P. Bowen, Owner of Koaxis, Inc.

*Winner Associated Builders & Contractors Southeast Pennsylvania Excellence in Construction Merit Award, 2008