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Working with OZ Architecture and Heath Construction, the Poudre River Public Library District remodel of the Old Town Library has included energy-efficient products and certified green-building materials to reduce operating and maintenance costs and minimize environmental impact. Here is a sampling of the design elements that were included in the 9,000 square foot remodel:
  • Low VOC paint
  • Carpet with recycled content
  • Energy efficient lighting
  • Ceiling tiles have recycled content
  • Added acoustical materials for better interior acoustical comfort
  • Reused existing lighting and ceiling tiles in key areas
  • Rubber/cork floor is made from renewable sources
  • Upgraded HVAC system for better efficiency
  • Reused existing walls where possible
  • Porcelain tile has recycled content
  • Window shades allow for view while minimizing heat and glare
  • All interior materials are low off-gassing and donít contribute to bad indoor air quality
  • Low flow sinks/plumbing fixtures
  • Added bike racks to promote community biking
  • Reused existing stack shelving as much as possible
  • New brick is locally sourced
  • All interior materials and furniture were thoughtfully specified to provide maximum durability, low maintenance and low life-cycle cost
  • Countertops are made out of compressed recycled paper
Highlights of Remodel
"Green" Components
Trust Campaign for Enhancements
Art in Public Places
New Answer Center
Webster House Administration Center
History: Vote Campaign

Poudre River Public Library District, 301 Olive Street, Fort Collins, CO 80524, (970) 221-6740
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