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Parks & Grounds Division
The Parks and Grounds building, located at 3106 Mitchellville Road is a LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Certified “Silver” Building.
Some of the green features of the building include:
Ground-source heating system - 21 wells averaging 200 feet in depth
Green roof construction
3 roof sections (175 square feet), planted with perennials (sedum cultivars)
Energy Star rated “cool” roof material on remaining 80% of the roof’s surface
Sun tunnels (7 reflecting tubes) and light-directing panels increase and utilize natural sunlight into interior rooms
Motion activated light switches
Infrared heaters fueled by natural gas
Rainwater is collected from the rear half of building roof reducing use of potable water by 10%
Up to 2500 gallons stored in a tank inside the building
Heated by the solar panels ( up to 140 degrees)
Rain water is used to clean equipment with a power washer
Follow the links below to learn more about our "green" building.
Parks and Grounds Facility
Parks and Grounds Facility Features List
Synthetic Turf Ball Fields
Maintaining Public Areas
Gradys Walk Pear Tree Replacement Project
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