NASA MARSHALL FLIGHT CENTER – BUILDING 4620
Building 4260 on Rideout Road is a green facility located at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center. It is home to roughly 100 Office of Center Operations team members. Building 4260 offers: state-of-the-art heating, ventilation and air conditioning; water-saving plumbing fixtures; and a retention pond to assist in storm water quality control.
Since 2003, Marshall has erected seven award-winning, high-efficiency facilities — all of them achieving the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification. Building 4260, Marshall’s eighth such facility. Like all major government construction projects, it must be designed to LEED silver status or better. The voluntary national standard assesses sustainable design principles in new, high-performance structures, including maximized use of environmentally sound fabrication, maintenance and cleaning techniques, materials and products; minimization of non-renewable energy consumption; and optimal protection and conservation of water and power.