Green Building Features

Hines has built or begun construction on more than 50 million square feet of LEED®-certified buildings:

  • 811 Main is certified LEED Platinum under LEED's Core & Shell rating system. This milestone marks Hines' second Platinum building in downtown Houston, joining 717 Texas which received Platinum certification under the Existing Building (EB) rating system (a first in Texas) in December of 2010.

Sustainable Features at 811 Main:

  • Rooftop garden
  • Increased ceiling heights
  • Horizontal and vertical glass sunshades
  • Electronic air cleaners
  • UVC emitters ("Bug Lights")
  • Dedicated filtered water drinking fountain systems
  • Energy-efficient harmonic cancellation transformers
  • LED lights in common areas
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Energy Star Certification
  • Comprehensive Recycling Program
  • Reserved Parking for energy-efficient vehicles
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