Heartland Consumer Power District
Date of Completion
9,400 square feet
The new headquarters building for Heartland Consumers Power District embodies the utility providerís mission to encourage renewable energy and energy efficiency. The facility includes a lobby/ display area, staff offices, a board room and support spaces and is targeting LEED Gold certification. The compact floor plan curves around a natural rise, carefully sited to maximize visibility and take advantage of natural ventilation and daylighting. Simple finishes such as exposed precast concrete walls, corrugated metal siding, polished concrete and wood ceiling panels reflect the industrial character of the work taking place there, while contributing to lower operational and maintenance costs. Photovoltaic panels, a geothermal heating and cooling system and native landscaping also demonstrate Heartlandís comprehensive commitment to sustainability.
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