Location: Kearney | Owner: Central Community College | Size: 65,000 sf
Solution: The Central Community College Kearney Center is a response to the needs of Kearney and surrounding communities for an increase in career and technical education programs and training to meet the needs of a growing workforce and community. The center includes technical labs for advanced manufacturing, mechatronics, and construction, health and science labs for biology, chemistry, and nursing, and versatile classroom and student spaces equipped with state-of-the-art technology. The building embodies the College’s commitment to environmental stewardship and is designed as net-zero ready. The ultra-high-performance design includes a geothermal heat pump system, building automation systems, natural daylighting into all public and teaching spaces, green views throughout, low flow water efficient fixtures, and native landscaping and natural storm water management.