C’mon Be Green!

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C’mon Be Green!

The Golisano Children’s Museum is a LEED green building certified by the United States Green Building Council. It is the first green museum in Collier County and serves as an educational learning lab as to how visitors can make their own home green.

Environmentally friendly features in C’mon include recycled materials, rainwater harvesting, natural sunlight, a wind turbine and low VOC paints throughout. These features make the museum a much safer, healthier space for children.

Energy Efficiency:

  • Chill water HVAC system
  • Wind turbine(s) for power
  • Solar hot water
  • PV solar panels for power generation
  • Day lighting
  • Low E glass system
  • Large roof overhangs
  • Monitoring on systems
  • Vestibules at entry/exit

Water Conservation

  • Waterless urinals
  • Dual flush toilets
  • Gray water irrigation
  • Native (drought hearty) plant materials
  • Rainwater harvesting

Indoor Air Quality

  • Low VOC paints
  • Low-emitting carpet and flooring
  • No formaldehyde
  • Walk-off mats provided
  • Under floor air distribution
  • Merv 13 filtration

Materials and Resources

  • Collection of recyclables
  • High recycled content
  • Solar hot water
  • Local manufacturing
  • Day lighting
  • Low E glass system
  • Large roof overhangs
  • Monitoring on systems
  • Vestibules at entry/exit

Sustainable Site

  • Preferred parking allocated for energy efficient vehicles
  • Bike racks and showers provided
  • Grass parking areas
  • Green roofs and patios