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Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Picture of NCC entrance.

This facility features the following green attributes:
Leed 2.0 Silver certified LEED 2.0 Silver

Meets Guiding Principles Meets Guiding Principles
green power Green Power
water management plan Water Management Plan
Re-commissioned Re-commissioned

National Computer Center (NCC)

Total Facility Area: 95,322 gross square feet (GSF)
Estimated Personnel: 120 persons

FY 2003 Energy Consumption*: 63,506,269,499 Btu per year
FY 2003 Btu per GSF per Year: 666,229
FY 2012 Energy Consumption: 50,691,166,472 Btu per year
FY 2012 Btu per GSF per Year:
531,789; 20.2 percent reduction from the baseline

FY 2007 Total Water Consumption**: 465,931 gallons per year
FY 2007 Gallons per GSF per Year: 4.9
FY 2012 Total Water Consumption: 336,902 gallons per year
FY 2012 Gallons per GSF per Year:
3.5; 27.7 percent reduction from the baseline

All energy and water data are reported as of FY 2012.
*FY 2003 is the standard baseline year used by the federal government to measure energy conservation progress.
**FY 2007 is the standard baseline year used by the federal government to measure water conservation progress.


EPA's NCC, one of the largest computer centers in the United States, provides large-scale computing services for EPA nationwide. NCC also supports regulatory program offices and administrative activities, as well as advanced supercomputing for scientific research in air quality protection and other environmental studies. The building opened in January 2002.

In addition to this facility, EPA occupies several other buildings in the Research Triangle Park area, including:

Unique Environmental Features

Energy Conservation

Green Power

Award WinnerGreen Building

Water Conservation


View an archive of older environmental information about NCC.

For More Information About This Facility

Website: www.epa.gov/rtp

Alex Montilla (montilla.alex@epa.gov)
Mail Code: C604-01
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone: (919) 541-0324

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