The Green Facility

Catawba Center for the Environment Embodies Sustainability


Catawba College took environmental stewardship to a new level when it constructed a green facility in 2000 to house its Center for the Environment.

The green design of the 21,000 - square foot building and the way it intersects with the community make it a model for the region and the state. The center used recycled and recyclable materials and sustainably grown wood in its construction. It also installed an environmentally friendly geoexchange system to heat and cool the facility. More..