303 E. Wacker
303 E. Wacker
Chicago, IL 60601
Hines and J.P. Morgan Investment Management, Inc. acquired 303 East Wacker in 1998 and undertook an extensive renovation of the building's finishes and systems, with The Environments Group as renovation architect. In the wake of the renovation, 303 East Wacker received the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)
303 East Wacker earned the ENERGY STAR for superior energy performance as a result of both retrofits made during the renovation process and changes in energy management practices. For example, a new computerized building automation system was installed, enhancing control over energy-consuming equipment and enabling close monitoring of energy consumption, startup times, etc. HVAC upgrades were performed as well, including the installation of new Variable Air Volume (VAV) boxes, which allow the distributed volume of cooled return air to vary according to cooling demand. Heating equipment controlled by Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) was installed as well. The SCRs operate like automatic dimmer switches, allowing heating equipment to operate according to actual demand.
Hines has been recognized with multiple ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence and Partner of the Year awards. For a summary of the firm's participation in the ENERGY STAR program and other sustainability information, visit www.hines.com/sustainability.
Please note: Narrative information in this profile has been provided by Franklin Street Properties or a representative of this facility. Other building information was verified and submitted to EPA at the time of application. Building energy performance, operating characteristics, and ownership/management may be subject to change over time.
Franklin Street Properties
Hines Interests Limited Partnership
Year(s) Labeled (Rating):
Facility Type: Office
Total Floorspace: 1015129 sf
Year Constructed: 1979
Contract Type: None
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