Syracuse Center of Excellence (SyracuseCoE) Special Collections Research Center

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Groundbreaking: June 6, 2005

Building Occupied: 2009

Dedicated: March 5, 2010

Dedication Speaker: Chancellor Nancy Cantor and Lisa Heinzerling, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator for policy, economics and innovation

Architects: Ashley McGraw Architects, Syracuse

Contractor: LeChase Construction Services, Rochester, NY

Materials: Exterior curtain walls of highly-insulated glass

Cost: $41 million

Funding: State of New York; New York State Energy Research and Development Authority; New York State Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation; Empire State Development; Environmental Protection Fund; U.S. Department of Energy; National Grid; Carrier Corporation and SU

Location: 727 East Washington Street

Space: 55,000 square feet

Notes: Known as "SyracuseCoE" at its opening in 2010, the five-story building housed staff offices, classrooms, public spaces, as well as biomass fuel and other laboratories of use by its academic and industry partners for research primarily in the areas of indoor environmental quality, clean energy and energy efficiency. SyracuseCoE achieved Platinum certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).