Peoria Public Radio News
1:58 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Cat Visitors Center gets LEED certification

The Caterpillar Visitors Center is being recognized as a sustainable facility. The center has been awarded Gold certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. LEED is a third-party certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The Visitors Center’s sustainability benefits include solar panels that provide 10-percent of the center’s projected annual energy use, automatic daylight controls, and water conservation features.