Science and Technology Center Region 7 Laboratory
71,955 gross square feet (GSF)
FY 2016: 220,221 Btu per GSF
14.8% reduction from FY 2003 baseline
FY 2016: 30.17 gallons per GSF
31.1% reduction from FY 2007 baseline
Kansas City, Kansas
The Science and Technology Center houses the laboratory for EPA Region 7.
- The Science and Technology Center received LEED® Gold for New Construction (version 2.0) certification in August 2003.
- The solicitation for offers (SFO) for the Region 7 Laboratory included green language to ensure that the facility and all its construction features promote energy efficiency and environmentally preferable materials and design.
- A unique graywater reuse system collects rainwater from the roof, air handler condensate discharge and a reverse osmosis system that generates pure water for laboratory experiments. The graywater is used to flush toilets and as cooling tower makeup water.
For more information, visit the Region 7 Laboratory website, read Sustainable Facilities at EPA: Science and Technology Center, Kansas City, Kansas or the EPA Facility Contact List.