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CCCC expanding in Chatham

08.03.2009College & CommunityCollege General

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CCCC expanding in Chatham

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At its July 29 meeting, the Central Carolina Community College Board of Trustees approved a draft of the lease agreement between the college and Chatham County for the Center for Sustainable Technologies building to be constructed on the collegeís Chatham Campus, in Pittsboro. The lease provides for an annual $1 rental fee from the college to the county. The 17,000-square-foot Center will house the sustainable agriculture, alternative energy-biofuels, renewable energy, green building, and Natural Chef culinary arts programs. Construction on this and the joint county-college Chatham Community Library, also on the Pittsboro Campus, is scheduled to begin in August and be completed by July 2010. Total cost for constructing both buildings is approximately $8 million. Both will be energy efficient, meeting, at least, the U.S. Green Building Councilís LEED Silver standard. 

CCCC expanding in Chatham

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Chatham County is building a 25,000-square-foot Chatham Community Library on Central Carolina Community Collegeís Chatham Campus, in Pittsboro. Construction is scheduled to begin in August on this county-college joint-use facility. The county is also building a Center for Sustainable Technologies at the campus. Total cost for constructing both buildings is approximately $8 million. Both will be energy efficient, meeting, at least, the U.S. Green Building Councilís LEED Silver standard. 

CCCC expanding in Chatham

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Central Carolina Community Collegeís Board of Trustees, at its July 29 meeting, approved Monteith Construction Corp., of Monroe, to build the collegeís new 24,500 square-foot Siler City Center. The companyís base bid was $3.3 million and total contract amount, $4.16 million. The project, designed by Hobbs Architects, of Pittsboro, will be paid for by Chatham County. Since 1984, the college has operated its Siler City Center out of the former Henry Siler Elementary School. The new building will meet the U.S. Green Building Councilís LEED energy efficiency Silver certification, or higher. Construction is scheduled to start in late August at the site in the Central Carolina Business Campus.

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