Founding Farmers is GreenSource Case Study for LEED Restaurants

VSAG award-winning LEED Gold restaurant Founding Farmers was recently featured as an in-depth case study by GreenSource magazine, the green building industry’s leading trade journal.    The multi-page article in the September issue highlights the green / LEED requirements through the various design elements and the design process, as executed by Washington, DC based CORE architecture + design.

Included are ‘behind the scenes’ insight from CORE Principal Peter F. Hapstak, AIA, IIDA and his team of consultants, which included structural, electrical, HVAC, lighting and LEED specialists to meet the certification requirements.   Greensource covers the sustainable design of commercial buildings and green homes, environmental building and new projects that highlight the development of materials for sustainable building solutions.   This article brings the number of published stories on Founding Farmers restaurant to more than 300 to date, since opening in September 2008.