Living Building Tour - Hitchcock Center, July 19, Amherst

  • 19 July 2017
  • Event Host : Hitchcock Center for the Environment
  • Event Location : Hitchcock Center for the ENvironment, 845 West St., Amherst, MA, 01002, United States
Living Building Tour - Hitchcock Center, July 19, Amherst
Event Description

The Hitchcock Center for the Environment has constructed a world-class, 9,000 square foot environmental education center built to meet the Living Building Challenge. Opened to the public in Fall, 2016, the Center features net zero energy and water systems, and utilizes these building systems as teaching tools for Pre-K through adult educational programs.

Come meet our newest educator – our building! It is designed to model systems in nature, it is net zero energy, net zero water, has composting toilets, and has been made with responsibly sourced non-toxic materials. Tours typically last about 1 hour. All are welcome on these free public tours which are offered twice per month.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Hitchcock Center for the Environment
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Green Building Tour

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