Seattle, Washington

LEED® Project

1521 Second Avenue is a 38-story, 440-foot-tall tower, linked to the famed Pike Place Market and downtown Seattle’s elite shopping, restaurant and theatre district. The tower features 143 expansive, penthouse-style homes from ground level to top floor, with floor-to-ceiling windows, providing views of Puget Sound.

EEI was hired to provide Indoor Environmental Quality and Building Commissioning services for this project.  These services included providing drawings/specifications for condo mock-ups and a testing methodology to address indoor smoke control. 

EEI commissioned the following building equipment and systems:

  • HVAC systems, including piping, duct work, ancillary components, integrated control equipment and related sequences of operation
  • Building automation control system 
  • Emergency generator and related fuel system
  • Fire alarm/building automation system interface
  • Back-of-house lighting control and emergency lighting in public areas 

Owner The Justen Company
Commissioning Authority Engineering Economics, Inc
Area 491,000 SF
Total Construction Cost $83 Million



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