Green Building

Multifamily/Mixed Use Projects

Background Multifamily projects increase utilization of land and infrastructure.  Increased density enables an area to manage its growth while preserving its parks, open space, and native habitat. Centrally located projects put more people closer to utilities, streets, sidewalks, and public transit.  Mixed-use projects amplify these benefits by combining places to live, work, and play with – Continue Reading

The Peabody Hotel

     Background The Peabody Hotel, world famous for its daily parade of ducks through the lobby, has preserved much of its charm. Its historical landmark status emphasizes the hotel’s reputation as an anchor for downtown Memphis. Wanting to avoid any risk to its five-star status, the property management team faced considerable challenges in upgrading – Continue Reading

Old Dominion Freight Lines

  Background Old Dominion Freight Lines is a leading U.S. logistics provider. Old Dominion’s first Director of Sustainability quickly realized she had little reliable information about how the company used resources. Old Dominion was also underwhelmed by the negligible impact of their first step towards sustainability, a solar array on its headquarters building. Meanwhile, they had – Continue Reading

Chattanooga Housing Authority

  Background Chattanooga Housing Authority initiated two LEED for Homes projects to replace existing dilapidated multi-family housing. Their first project received 50% of its funding as an incentive grant to pursue Platinum certification. The second project was developed by a for-profit affordable housing developer/operator with no incentive funding. Wilmot, Inc.’s competitively priced proposal was chosen to – Continue Reading

Seven Springs East

  Background Wilmot’s history of ensuring general contractors’ LEED compliance appealed to Solomon Builders for their latest LEED project.  Solomon’s customer, Lifepoint Hospital, is seeking certification for their headquarters building to show their commitment to the health of their employees and the environment. Resources Wilmot coordinates verification, documentation, and certification efforts for all the LEED – Continue Reading

Al Gore Residence

Following the release of An Inconvenient Truth in 2006, Al Gore took on the formidable challenge of retrofitting his Nashville home for LEED certification.   Background Taking on an existing structure is a particular challenge, especially a large home designed in the 1920s when energy efficiency was not a concern. Wilmot Inc. put together a – Continue Reading

5th & Main

5th & Main is one of Nashville’s first registered LEED high-rise living developments. With a mix of flats, lofts and town homes, paired with restaurants and other shopping, the development offers a new vision for a green city.   Background 5th & Main was envisioned as part of the new face of East Nashville. Within – Continue Reading