|Location: Fort Carson, CO
Technology: Ground Source Heat Pumps
POC: Albuquerque District
51.0% reduction in energy costs (LEED)
51.6% reduction in water use
93.0% of construction waste diverted from the landfill
The $5.5 million sustainable facility includes rehearsal, storage and office space for the 40-member Ivy Division Band. Designed for superior acoustical quality, the facility is equipped with sound-proof practice rooms, three rehearsal rooms, instrument storage space, a recording studio and administrative offices. The acoustical properties in the building enhance the band’s ability to rehearse and train for their missions, while the sustainable features included in the facility contribute to the morale and well-being of the soldiers.