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LEED Certification

    Date Posted: Tue, May 03 - 4:16 pm


  • Will the building qualify or come close to qualifying for LEED certification?
  • Answer

  • Yes, the building will be LEED certified, we are aiming to have a minimum LEED Silver net zero building (we will research achieving LEED Zero).

Solar Panels on the new Library

    Date Posted: Fri, Apr 01 - 5:14 pm


  • How much solar will be on the roof? (the more the better)
  • Answer

  • At this point we are unable to answer this important question. Our goal is to be as energy efficient as possible, setting a standard for the city and the region for a civic building and library.

Renewable Energy @ RPL

    Date Posted: Fri, Apr 01 - 5:07 pm


  • Will this renovation plan bring the Main branch to a net-zero energy standard or LEED platinum standard? How does this plan take into account the Climate Emergency?
  • Answer

  • Our goal is a silver LEED building at a minimum. The overarching environmental and sustainability goal is to be the first net-zero or net-positive library in the region.