Parkland College Student Union

Date Completed: Fall 2014
Client: Illinois Capital Development Board
Size: 113,000 sq. ft.
LEED Status: Gold
Type of Construction: New
Service: Commissioning – LEED Fundamental
Facility Type: Higher Education
Project Budget: $28 million

The Student Union in Champaign, Illinois serves as the new student services center for Parkland College. This facility houses a new student lounge, bookstore, food service, meeting spaces, and offices for advising, student groups, and administration. This well-designed facility includes daylighting controls, occupancy sensor lighting controls in most areas, and high-efficiency boilers. CxE was able to assist the design engineer for this project with enhanced control routines to optimize HVAC system operation and reduce overall operating costs.