Brock Environmental Center
Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
SlopeShield SA Self-Adhered
Being free from Living Building Challenge’s red list chemicals, Slopeshield SA Self-Adhered (red) was chosen to protect the roofing structure. (photo courtesy Hourigan Construction)
1700 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20006
4429 Bonney Road, Ste. 200
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Brock Center receives Honor Award from The National Institute of Building Sciences Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC). Read more about this prestigious a distinction.
Read more about Brock Center’s official certification as a “Living Building.”
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation goes beyond LEED and achieves Living Building Challenge (LBC) certification with its Brock Environmental Center. The Center features net-zero CO2 emissions, and revolutionizes sustainability.
SlopeShield SA Self-Adhered Water Resistive Vapor Permeable Air Barrier Roof Underlayment was chosen to be installed under the 50-year zinc shingles which outlast traditional shingles and omit lower toxicity. SlopeShield SA Self-Adhered helps this energy efficient initiative by having zero VOC’s, easy installation and being free of Red List chemicals, which meets the strict guidelines of the LBC. SlopeShield SA Self-Adhered also protects the roofing structure, adding to the building’s energy efficiency.
At 10,000 sq. ft., the Center offers a plethora of exciting and eco-friendly features including: natural ventilation, daylighting and sunshading, geo-thermal heating and cooling and super installation.