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The Barn at Fallingwater

  • Built in 1870 as part of Tissue Farm, the barn was later entrusted to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy in 1963
  • 12,000 SF renovations for the preservation and adaption of the reuse historic barn at Fallingwater
  • Project features include
    • New geothermal heat pump system and radiant floor heating to reduce the overall energy consumption of the building by over 40%
    • Providing new habitat for the relocation of an existing bat population
    • Connection to a blackwater/graywater recycling system to treat 100% of sanitary sewage on-site
    • Purchasing “Green” power from a local energy supplier
    • Building reuse maintained 100% of the existing shell
    • Over 20% recycled content, certified wood, and low-emitting materials
  • Silver Certified LEED U.S. Green Building
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and the U.S. Green Building Council