Karl J. Jacobs Center for Science and Math

Rockford, IL

Jacobs Center for Science and Math
Jacobs Center for Science and Math
Jacobs Center for Science and Math
Jacobs Center for Science and Math
Jacobs Center for Science and Math
Jacobs Center for Science and Math
Jacobs Center for Science and Math
Jacobs Center for Science and Math
Jacobs Center for Science and Math
Jacobs Center for Science and Math
Jacobs Center for Science and Math
Jacobs Center for Science and Math
Jacobs Center for Science and Math
Jacobs Center for Science and Math
Jacobs Center for Science and Math
Jacobs Center for Science and Math
Jacobs Center for Science and Math

The Karl J. Jacobs Center for Science and Math was completed in 2011 and is a state-of-the-art teaching facility containing 10 labs, 15 classrooms, and various support spaces.  The 106,000 SF, $24 Million facility is LEED Gold Certifies.

 

Some of the key sustainable and energy saving features are as follows:

  • Native plantings and rain gardens

  • Preferred parking for LEV vehicles

  • White and green roofs

  • 30% reduction in water usage

  • Geothermal system provides 100% of the heating and cooling load

  • Chilled Beam units

  • Photo Voltaic and Micro-Hydro power generation demonstration systems

  • 50% of electricity is “Green” power

  • Building used 44% less energy than base building

Awards:

  • 2012 Award of Excellence in Architecture – American Institute of Architects

  • 2012 Award of Excellence in Green Design – American Institute of Architects

SAAVEDRA GEHLHAUSEN ARCHITECTS

504 N CHURCH STREET

ROCKFORD, IL, 61103

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Tel: 815/963-9392

Fax: 815/963-9021

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