Langley Bell 4-H Center Earns Environmental, Energy Efficiency Award

July 31, 2015

The new Langley Bell 4-H Center on Stefani Road in Cantonment has received an environmental and energy efficiency award.

The center was awarded a Three Green Globes certificate. Green Globes is an online green building rating and certification tool that can be used for a wide range of commercial, institutional and multi-residential building types including offices, school, hospitals, hotels, academic and industrial facilities, warehouses, laboratories, sports facilities and multi-residential buildings.

The building accomplished an overall rating of 70% demonstrating leadership in applying best practices regarding energy, water and environmental efficiency. Originally, this project was specified to receive only two Green Globes. However, the architect of record, Hernandez Calhoun, and the contractor, A. E. New, Jr., worked together with Escambia County to secure a higher level of certification with the guidance and support of the Green Globes assessor.

Other county buildings with environmental certifications include:

LEED Certified buildings (Levels: Certified, Silver, Gold and Platinum)

  • Central Office Complex (LEED Gold, March 2011)
  • Perdido Key Fire Station (LEED Certified, November 2014)

Green Globes (Levels: 1-4 Globes)

  • Marie K. Young Wedgwood Community Center (Three-Globes Certified, 2012)
  • Molino Tax Collector (Two-Globes Certified, 2012)
  • 4-H Center (Three-Globes Certified, 2015)

Energy Star

  • Sheriff’s Warrington Precinct (2012)
  • Englewood Community Center (2014)
  • Perdido Firing Range (2013)

.Pictured: The new Langley Bell 4-H Center on Stefani Road. file photos, click to enlarge.


2 Responses to “Langley Bell 4-H Center Earns Environmental, Energy Efficiency Award”

  1. MJSI on August 4th, 2015 8:56 am

    My husband was in the group of 4H’ers when this area was given to them by Langley Bell. and worked with the others to make the area available all these years. He was more than upset when it was sold to NFCU.. Even though he is no longer on this earth I feel sure he would be happy to see this improvement.!

  2. david lamb on August 2nd, 2015 2:41 pm

    Built on a flood plain!

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