Churchville Nature Center
Bucks County, PA
Client / Owner: Bucks County – Department of Parks & Recreation
This $2,300,000 construction project is incorporating green and sustainable design features and has been awarded LEED Silver Certification. Some of the green design features include a geothermal Heating and Cooling system, daylighting controls and solar photovoltaic panels, grey water re-use, and water efficient fixtures. The project was completed in three phases:
Phase #1 – Education Hub included expanded restroom facilities, Hands on Educational Room, Live Animal Room, and Watershed Research Laboratory.
Phase #2 – Community Room to include a Lecture hall and Kitchen facilities
Phase #3 – Great Exhibit hall and welcome center will include a gift shop, office spaces, discovery and research rooms.
Date of Services: 2005 to 2015