Palm Beach State College Technical Education Center – LEED Platinum

Location: Belle Glade
Architect: Astorino
Size: 28,160 SF

The new Technical Education Center is a LEED NC 2.2 PLATINUM Certified project. Hedrick Brothers completed a new 28,160 SF building on an active campus with limited site access. The building includes classroom areas for automotive learning, criminal justice corrections, construction trades specialists, and cosmetology. Palm Beach State College worked with US Sugar to include sugar technology in the new curriculum, and it is the first college in North America to offer any type of sugar technology course.

Sustainable Construction Features

Photovoltaic array
Natural day lighting
Lighting controls

No irrigation for landscaping
Rainwater harvested to cistern for sanitary systems
Low VOC materials to protect indoor air quality
Reflective glass