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Locust Trace AgriScience Center Tour

GBCI: 0920009083

Tour 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.
Eligible for .5 CE HOURS.
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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.

Objectives

  1. Recognize three types of solar applications: produce electricity, heat water, provide heat for buildings.
  2. Recite three ways sustainable water practices are employed: rainwater collection, waste water processing, permeable pavers
  3. Understand the importance of situating a building for solar orientation.
  4. Reconize insulated concrete walls and their benefits to themal comfort, energy efficiency and resilience
  5. Identify the benefits of indoor air quality and comfort generated as a result of high ceilings, ventilation louvres, large ceiling fans.
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USGBC Kentucky
Louisville, KY
United States

Leaders

Joshua Johnson
Sara Tracy