Enterprise’s Shared Services Building Earns LEED Gold

Enterprise Holdings' Shared Services building in Tulsa, Okla., has earned LEED Gold. Photo courtesy of Enterprise Holdings.
Enterprise Holdings' Shared Services building in Tulsa, Okla., has earned LEED Gold. Photo courtesy of Enterprise Holdings.

Enterprise Holdings has announced that its Tulsa Shared Services building — which provides administrative support for its Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental, and Alamo Rent A Car brands — has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold designation from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

The 160,000-square-foot facility repurposes an anchor store in the former Tulsa Eastland Mall, which has been rebuilt as the Eastgate Metroplex office park.

“This LEED Gold designation is a wonderful acknowledgement of the hard work our team put into this facility’s design and construction,” said Russ Willey, senior vice president-North American operations for Enterprise Holdings. “This is our seventh facility to be LEED certified since 2005, which is just one more way to advance our company’s commitment to long-term sustainability.”

Enterprise’s Shared Services building has been outfitted with design features such as large windows that provide ample natural light — reducing energy costs, according to the company.

Other highlights of the Shared Services facility include:

• Water-efficient landscaping designed to reduce water consumption and achieve a 35% reduction in water use.

• Thermal comfort features and controls that work to improve indoor air quality, including advanced ventilation controls and HEPA filtration for the title vault and license plate storage rooms.

• A 54% reduction in electric power used for lighting, reducing the environmental impact of using energy supplied from coal-fired power plants.

• Recycling 85% of the project construction materials to reduce impact on landfills.

“With this particular project, we faced a number of challenges, including working within the existing infrastructure of the building and being connected to the main areas of the mall,” said Willey. “But the entire team, including the property owner, our contractors, and other suppliers, did a remarkable job in working together to ensure that everyone was on board and understood what it was going to take to earn the LEED certification.”


  1. Debra Teseniar [ October 6, 2016 @ 05:15AM ]

    Great accomplishment and congratulations on being a part of it. Enterprise Holdings never ceases to impress me with its commitment to the environment.

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