670 Albany Street


670 Albany Street is the state-of-the-art 160,000 square foot laboratory and research facility designed by Cambridge based KlingStubbins in the city’s largest biotechnology park. It is built to support innovation in biomedical research and science with the most modern, sophisticated, energy efficient building systems. Through its integrated design and construction process it became the first laboratory building in New England to achieve LEED Certification under the Core and Shell system.

Sustainable strategy highlights include:

  • Incorporated white roofs to reduce the heat island effect
  • Commissioned building energy systems and performed measurement and verification procedures
  • 20% reduction in energy consumption
  • 40% reduction in water usage
  • 90% recycling of construction waste
  • More than 10% recycled content and 20% regional materials incorporated into the building
  • More than 75% of the occupied spaces are daylit
  • More than 90% of the occupied spaces have views to the outside



LEED scorecard for 670 Albany Street below.

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