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.