Environmental Education Center

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  1. Environmental Education Center
    4116 W. Plano Parkway
    Plano, TX 75093
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    Renee Krebs-Bridges
    P: (972) 769-4130
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Note: This location is NOT a designated recycling drop-off. For a list of recycling drop-off locations, click here
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About the EEC
Built in 2010, the Environmental Education Center is one of the City of Plano's first green buildings and is certified Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum by the U.S. Green Building Council. The design incorporates many sustainable features.

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  • Architectural site orientation and layout plan for maximum energy efficiency (roof overhangs, east-west orientation, shade)
  • Use of recycled / renewable / nontoxic materials (low VOC paint and adhesives, reclaimed wood, compressed recycled paper counters, recycled glass terrazzo flooring and fly-ash concrete) 
  • Energy efficient and renewable energy technologies (solar panels, natural lighting, photovoltaics, wind turbine and living green roof)
  • Water conservation (rainwater harvesting, gray-water recycling, low-flow water system, drip irrigation)
  • Educational applications (interpretive displays, interactive programs, workshops and public presentations) 
U.S. Green Building Council Public LEED Project of the Year, 2013