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Whitewater Innovation Center

Sustainable Facility for Technology-Based Incubation Businesses

As the first project within the Whitewater University Technology Park, the Innovation Center's mission is to provide space, facilities, expertise and services to entrepreneurs starting technology-based businesses. The challenge for EUA was to provide flexible, sustainable modules that are adaptable to future uses.

The new, two-story building serves commercial and incubator tenants offering wet lab space and a flexible configuration for its users. Bright, open conference rooms and shared meeting spaces encourage collaboration and facilitate university knowledge sharing and mentorship across a broad range of disciplines.

EUA helped the Innovation Center achieve its goal of setting the standard for sustainable and responsible design for future developments within the technology park.

Sustainable Features: 
geoexchange HVAC system, 
20 KW photovoltaic (PV) roof system
, stormwater biofiltration, 
native landscaping over 25% of the site, 
highly-recycled content building materials, 
75% of the construction waste diverted from landfills

Awards:
SE2 Award of Merit USGBC Wisconsin
In Business Magazine Commercial Design Award