January 23, 2013
The Environmental Education Center, built as part of the City of Iowa City's East Side Recycling Center, is located on land that was once considered a brownfield - an environmentally contaminated industrial site.
City's Environmental Education Center Earns LEED Platinum Award press release
East Side Recycling Center project information
Today, that facility has earned the greenest and most environmentally friendly rating possible.
The Environmental Education Center has earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) platinum certification. The Center is the only City-owned, LEED platinum-certified facility in Iowa.
Shive-Hattery was the architecture and engineering firm and Knutson Construction Services Midwest, Inc. was the general contractor.