Green Initiatives in England Run Branch

England Run Branch was designed according to LEED specification and includes the following green initiatives:

  • Bike racks provided to encourage walking and biking to library

  • Addition of sidewalks to the library side of Lyons Blvd, connecting to existing sidewalks

  • Sun shades on windows

  • Reflective roof

  • Sensor-operated sinks

  • Energy-efficient glass, lighting, and HVAC system

  • Occupancy sensors in rooms

  • Use of recycled materials in the carpet and countertops

  • Bamboo millwork

  • Paint, carpet, and adhesive low in volatile organic compounds