The FedEx Ground Distribution Facility at 18795 N.E. 73rd St. in Redmond has been certified LEED Silver.
Designed by Freiheit and Ho Architects, the 212,000-square-foot distribution center is the largest industrial building in Redmond. It houses FedEx Ground offices and sorting and re-distribution equipment.
Sierra Construction Co. was the design-build general contractor.
The building is 785 feet long and was constructed with 80,000 square feet of tilt-up concrete walls. It has an average clear height of 30 feet.
This is the first LEED-certified distribution facility for FedEx.
The project received 18 out of 19 points in the energy-savings category. That translates to an energy savings of 46 percent.
The building has bike racks and showers, a white roof, recycled content and no VOC materials.
Here are other firms on the project team: DCI Engineers, structural engineer; Dowl HKM Engineers, civil engineer; Bellevue Mechanical, mechanical engineer; Kirby Electric, electrical engineer; JR Hayes & Sons, site and right-of-way contractor; and Weisman Design Group, landscape architect.