Bridgestone Americas Technical Center
The Bridgestone Americas Technical Center was built Built to LEED Gold specification. The roof of the 265,000 sq. ft. facility is composed of two layers of 2? Firestone ISO 95+ GL mechanically attached insulation, one layer of Firestone ISOGARD HD Coverboard, Firestone fully adhered 90-mil RubberGard EcoWhite Platinum EPDM backed by a 30-year Firestone Platinum Warranty and topped with SkyScape Vegetative Roof System, SkyPaver Walkways and vegetative roofing.
Additionally, the building features many Firestone Metal Wall components such as:
S4500 Aluminum Panel Rainscreen System
Flat Lock Stainless Steel Wall Panels
UC-600 Aluminum Exposed Fastener Panels
UC-500 Aluminum Soffit Panels
S200 Aluminum Column Covers
Aluminum Sun Screens
LS-1 Light Shelves
Other highlights include natural daylighting, light sensors, filtered chemical hoods, heat trasfer heating/cooling system and ultra high efficiency glazed glass. The grounds include rainwater cisterns that collect roof water for on-site irrigation, bioswales that absorb stormwater, recharge the aquifier and minimize runoff, as well as native plant landscaping.