Daylighting

As a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) building, one of our goals is to save energy. Daylighting is one method we are using. Daylighting is a means of using natural light for lighting the inside of a building. The architects planned the windows to let in maximum natural light but minimum heat and […]

May 28, 2010 · sschulte · One Comment
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Current LEED status

We have updated the chart showing our current LEED points. View it by clicking LEED on the bottom left of the blog screen under Project Information.

November 30, 2009 · sschulte · One Comment
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Current LEED status

We have added a chart showing our current LEED points. View it by clicking LEED on the bottom left of the blog screen under Project Information.

October 7, 2009 · sschulte · No Comments
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News Release–Ceremonial Tree Planting

DAVENPORT, Iowa – July 16, 2009 – The Davenport Public Library will be “Branching Out” on Friday, July 31 with an appropriate kickoff to construction of the Eastern Ave. Branch Library. The shovels turning the dirt will serve more than a ceremonial purpose. The shovels will be used to plant a tree on the site […]

July 16, 2009 · sschulte · No Comments
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Becoming LEED AP

In a previous blog, we discussed the Eastern Branch is going to be LEED certified. People can also be LEED but they are accredited professionals instead of certified. The LEED Accredited professional (LEED AP) designation was started in 2001. Since that time, more than 75,000 people have earned this rating. This is an indication that […]

July 7, 2009 · sschulte · No Comments
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More than construction!

  Actual construction is important in our new Eastern Branch and as you can see from the pictures, we are now moving the dirt. But behind the scenes, we are also working to prepare for opening the new branch. Once you step into the building, you are going to expect to see a collection of […]

June 2, 2009 · Amy · No Comments
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