McLennan Community College

Michaelis Academic Center

Achieved LEED Gold - $17,478,278 Budget

Size: 93,600 sq. ft.        Cost Premium: 4%

Projected Energy Cost Savings: 34%

The Michaelis Academic Center (MAC) is MCC's first LEED-certified building and has achieved the second-highest rating: LEED Gold. Among the many features that helped qualify the MAC for this rating are:

Energy-efficient lighting and motion sensors
Low-flow faucets and dual-flush toilets that minimize water usage
Energy-efficient HVAC equipment
Carbon dioxide monitors that ensure indoor air quality and reduce energy consumption
Progressive building operation strategies to maximize free cooling and minimize fan and pumping energy

MAC building includes classrooms, faculty offices, common areas, computer labs, small study rooms, a café and a lecture hall. The building also houses the University Center, MCC Bookstore, Business Department and Alternative Teacher Certification Program.

Reference:
Sid Ross, Director of Facilities, Planning and Construction
254-299-8849 / sross@mclennan.edu