The new 84,000 sq. ft. elementary school located in Van Buren, Arkansas features classrooms, kitchen/cafeteria area, media center, administrative offices, gymnasium, walk-out basement area to hold classrooms, mechanical area and a FEMA great room. The new building utilizes geo-thermal heating and cooling, daylight harvesting, and a rain water collection system for flushing toilets and landscape irrigation. The project was named LEED Project of the Year by the Arkansas Chapter of the United States Green Building Council.
LEED® Gold Certified
Named Best LEED® Project, 2013 Green Tie Awards, USGBC Arkansas Chapter
This is the first Gold certified LEED® for Schools™ project in the state of Arkansas.
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