Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) and the Office of the Consumer Advocate

Project Information

  • Owner

    State of Iowa

  • Location

    Des Moines, IA

  • Architect

    BNIM Architects

  • General Contractor

    JP Cullen & Sons, Inc.

  • Engineer


  • Square Footage


  • Baker Group Scope


  • Year Completed


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.

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