Central Carolina Community College – Siler City Campus

Project Scope:

This project includes the master plan for the 41-acre wooded site which will become the new Siler City campus. Phase I of this project includes a 24,000 sq ft building for classrooms, laboratories, occupational shops, administration, etc.

The U.S. Green Building Council has announced that the facility, completed in the Fall 2010, has met all the design, siting, and material requirements to be certified at the Gold Level of the USGBC’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards. This is the first publicly owned LEED certified building in Chatham county.

• solar oriented site design
• minimal site and habitat disturbance
• storm water management procedures
• low-flow water systems
• water efficient landscaping
• waste management procedures during construction
• bicycle storage and changing rooms
• recycled materials
• local and regional materials
• reflective roof surfaces
• low volatile organic compound (VOC) materials
• natural day lighting of interior spaces
• lighting system controlled by daylight sensors
• thermal comfort design and verification
• light pollution reduction for site
• preferred parking for alternative-fuel vehicles and carpools

Size: 24,000
Location: Siler City, North Carolina
Completed: 2011

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