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

Posted on Aug 23, 2016 by Construction

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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