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New CCCC Chatham buildings rise

06.29.2010College & CommunityFacilities/Buildings

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New CCCC Chatham buildings rise

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Workmen plant the vegetative roof on Central Carolina Community Collegeís new 18,000-square-foot Sustainable Technologies Center at the collegeís Chatham County Campus, in Pittsboro. The Center, scheduled to open for classes in a few months, will house the collegeís sustainable programs: biofuels, agriculture, green building/renewable energy, ecotourism, and organic culinary arts. The Center itself will be an example of sustainable building. The roof, planted with sedum, a drought-resistant succulent, will reduce heat radiation, insulate, decrease water run-off, and provide a habitat for birds and insects. The Center, designed by Cherry Huffman Architects, of Raleigh, will receive at least a Gold Level certification from the U.S. Green Building Councilís Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for energy efficient design and construction. 

New CCCC Chatham buildings rise

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The new 25,000-square-foot Chatham Community Library is nearing completion on the Chatham County Campus of Central Carolina Community College. The facility will be operated by the county but used jointly by the county and college. The building features energy-efficient design, such as the over-hanging convex roof that diffuses sunlight entering the facility and is also part of a rainwater run-off collection system. The Library, designed by Cherry Huffman Architects, of Raleigh, will receive at least a Gold Level certification from the U.S. Green Building Councilís Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for energy efficient design and construction.

New CCCC Chatham buildings rise

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Central Carolina Community Collegeís new Siler City Center is well under way on a 41-acre site in the Central Carolina Industrial Park, in Siler City. The 23,322-square-foot Center is scheduled to open in January. It will house classroom, offices, student center, computer and class labs, vocational/industrial training shops, bookstore, and other services. The Center, designed by Hobbs Architects, in Pittsboro, will receive at least a Gold Level certification from the U.S. Green Building Councilís Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for energy efficient design and construction. 

New CCCC Chatham buildings rise

click to enlarge ⊗

The new 25,000-square-foot Chatham Community Library is nearing completion on the Chatham County Campus of Central Carolina Community College. The facility will be operated by the county but used jointly by the county and college. The building features energy-efficient design, such as the over-hanging convex roof that diffuses sunlight entering the facility and is also part of a rainwater run-off collection system. The Library, designed by Cherry Huffman Architects, of Raleigh, will receive at least a Gold Level certification from the U.S. Green Building Councilís Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for energy efficient design and construction.

New CCCC Chatham buildings rise

click to enlarge ⊗

Central Carolina Community Collegeís new 18,000-square-foot Sustainable Technologies Center at the collegeís Chatham County Campus, in Pittsboro, features a vegetative roof. The Center, scheduled to open for classes in a few months, will house the collegeís sustainable programs: biofuels, agriculture, green building/renewable energy, ecotourism, and organic culinary arts. The Center itself will be an example of sustainable building. The roof, planted with sedum, a drought-resistant succulent, will reduce heat radiation, insulate, decrease water run-off, and provide a habitat for birds and insects. The Center, designed by Cherry Huffman Architects, of Raleigh, will receive at least a Gold Level certification from the U.S. Green Building Councilís Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for energy efficient design and construction. 

New CCCC Chatham buildings rise

click to enlarge ⊗

Central Carolina Community Collegeís new Siler City Center is well under way on a 41-acre site in the Central Carolina Industrial Park, in Siler City. The 23,322-square-foot Center is scheduled to open in January. It will house classroom, offices, student center, computer and class labs, vocational/industrial training shops, bookstore, and other services. The Center, designed by Hobbs Architects, in Pittsboro, will receive at least a Gold Level certification from the U.S. Green Building Councilís Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for energy efficient design and construction. 

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