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Iowa Utilities Board - Office of Consumer Advocate

Des Moines, IA

Iowa Utilities Board - Office of Consumer Advocate

Baker Group provided the Mechanical and Sheet Metal for this 45,000 sq ft, two story, commercial, plan and spec office building.  Designed to consume 63% less energy than the typical office building, the State of Iowa is seeking the highest certification, LEED Platinum, from the U.S. Green Building Council.

The building features many energy efficiency measures including, geothermal well field (geo-thermal heating and cooling system), with energy recovery unit.  There are also 42 water to air heat pumps and two water to water heat pumps which provide in slab radiant heat to the entire perimeter of the building.

  • Project Quickfacts

  • State of IowaOwner:
  • BNIM ArchitectsArchitect:
  • JP Cullen & Sons, Inc.General Contractor:
  • KJWWEngineer:
  • Designed for LEED PlatinumLeed Rating:
  • 44,500Square Footage:
  • $1,243,000Baker Group Scope:
  • 2010Year Completed: