4-H Environmental Education Center

Columbiana, Alabama
LEED Gold 4-H Center

Key Features

  • Rainwater collection and storage for non-potable usage
  • Waterless urinals
  • Rainwater stored in fire protection tank
  • Indirect lighting
  • Maximum usage of day lighting.
  • HVAC efficiency exceeds ASHRAE 90.1 by 30%

Scope: The 17,500 square foot, two-story facility provides laboratories as well as meeting spaces, classrooms, and conference rooms. High school students will use the wet laboratories to study wet lands, lakes and rivers. The project has been awarded LEED Gold accreditation from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).