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South Lake Tahoe-986 Park Hotel
Location:South Lake Tahoe
Style:Industrial
Architect:Kurt Reinkens - MWA, Inc.
Structural Engineer:Donavan Rae, PE - MWA, Inc.
Builder:Sierra Sustainable Builders
Interior Designer:David and Solomon Aflalo of G8 Partners
Photographer:Jeff Katz Photography
Square Feet:+/-38,000

2010 Tahoe Quarterly Mountain Home Awards - Commercial Merit Award read article


Highlights of Green Features:

Site:
TRPA Compliant erosion control measures (BMP's)
Exterior lighting designed to minimize light pollution.
Site disturbance was minimized by utilizing an existing structure.
Native, drought tolerant landscaping.

Water Efficiency:
Dual flush toilets and low flow showers and faucets.
Drip irrigation used for drought tolerant landscaping. No turf grass used.
Ozone laundry system saves up to 35% of wash water.

Energy Efficiency:
Daylight and motion controlled lighting
Passive cooling using fans, operable windows, and window shades to eliminate the need for air conditioning.
Zero emission (alcohol fueled) fireplaces for ambiance and supplemental heating.
Energy Efficient refrigerators and dishwasher
Regimented maintenance program to ensure energy saving systems operate as designed.
Extensive use of energy efficient lighting
Tankless water heaters to eliminate standby losses.
Ozone laundry system uses 95-100% less energy for water heating.

Materials and Resource Conservation:
100% of the original structural was retained minimizing demolition waste and reducing the use of new materials.
New interior walls built with reclaimed Douglas fir.
Materials removed from the original building were re purposed to be used in the new building. The original pool fence was used to build custom furniture for the lobby.

Indoor Environmental Quality: (Healthy interiors)
C02 monitors
Zero VOC paint
Non-toxic cleaning products
Hypo-allergenic pillows
Organic guest bath products (soaps, shampoo, etc.)
Operable windows provide unlimited fresh (Tahoe) air.
Non-Smoking building, Smoking areas are designated 25 feet from the building.
Daylight and views in all public spaces and guest rooms.
Natural patina finishes used instead of toxic lacquers and stains.

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Exposed Structural Steel
Rusted Corrugated Steel Siding
Rusted Flat Panel Steel Siding
Rusted Corrugated Steel Roofing
Rusted Flat Panel Steel Roofing
Exposed Structural Steel Beams

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Railings
Painted Steel Siding

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Cedar siding

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Thermal Mass
Stained Concrete
Wood Paneling
Kitchen
Lobby

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Stained Concrete
Wood Paneling
Lobby

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Wood Paneling

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Stained Concrete
Lobby


Kurt Reinkens & Kristi Thompson Architects
11165 Brockway Road - Truckee, California 96161
voice 530.587.6257 - fax 530-587-0761
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