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University of Iowa Mary Louise Petersen Residence Hall earns LEED Gold status

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Mary Louise Petersen Residence Hall at the University of Iowa, built by Miron Construction Co., Inc., has been awarded LEED® Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, joining a growing list of LEED-certified Miron projects in Iowa.

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The 501-bed residence hall contains living/learning communities and clustered room arrangements, public and support spaces, academic spaces (including one medium-sized seminar-style classroom), a study commons area, and a small food service facility. Mary Louise Petersen Residence Hall achieved LEED certification for implementing the use of recycled and regionally-sourced materials, as well as water-efficient landscaping and ample natural light.

Additional Miron LEED-certified projects in Iowa include:

  • Iowa State University College of Design King Pavilion (Ames) – LEED Platinum
  • Cedar Rapids Fire Department Central Fire Station (Cedar Rapids) – LEED Platinum
  • University of Iowa P. Sue Beckwith, M.D., Boathouse (Iowa City) – LEED Gold
  • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Institute for Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (Iowa City) ­– LEED Gold
  • City of Iowa Fire Station No. 2 (Iowa City) – LEED Gold
  • Jean Oxley Linn County Public Service Center (Cedar Rapids) – LEED Gold
  • St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church (Hiawatha) – LEED Silver
  • City of Marion Lowe Park Arts and Entertainment Center (Marion) – LEED Silver
  • Community Services Building of Linn County (Cedar Rapids) – LEED Silver
  • University of Iowa Visual Arts Building (Iowa City) – LEED Silver
  • City of Cedar Rapids City Services Center (Cedar Rapids) – LEED Silver
  • St. Thomas More Catholic Church (Coralville) – LEED Certified

Another University of Iowa building, the Madison Street Residence Hall, is currently under construction by Miron and seeking LEED Silver certification, as is Miron’s new Cedar Rapids office.


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