Locust Trace AgriScience Center Tour
GBCI: 0920009083Tour the Locust Trace AgriScience Center to learn how it was designed and built - and how it operates - with net-zero energy and minimal municipal water use.
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Locust Trace AgriScience Center was designed and built - and now operates - with net-zero energy and water. Locust Trace has three types of solar panel installations: to produce electricity, heat water, and provide heat for the buildings. Learn about the school's orientation, ICF walls, ventilation, and sustainable site.
- Recognize three types of solar applications: produce electricity, heat water, provide heat for buildings.
- Recite three ways sustainable water practices are employed: rainwater collection, waste water processing, permeable pavers
- Understand the importance of situating a building for solar orientation.
- Reconize insulated concrete walls and their benefits to themal comfort, energy efficiency and resilience
- Identify the benefits of indoor air quality and comfort generated as a result of high ceilings, ventilation louvres, large ceiling fans.