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Lumberton Municipal Utility District's Operations Center, Lumberton, Texas

Lumberton Municipal Utility District's operations center's design focuses on energy efficiency and highlights how organizations can be good stewards of resources.

Lumberton Municipal Utility District's operations center's design focuses on energy efficiency and highlights how organizations can be good stewards of resources. A storm-rated structure with auxiliary power, the building features LED lights. Additionally, a smart light system with a wide array of glass panels adjusts interior lighting according to the amount of sunlight pouring through. A rainwater harvesting system irrigates surrounding landscape. Roger Fussell, district manager at Lumberton Municipal Utility District, says, "Even though we're the water company, we want to show there are alternative means to watering the grass."

The administrative facility for the regional water utility was completed in January 2014 and utilized 8,325 square feet of CENTRIA's 22-gauge Concept Series Concealed Fastener Panels CS-200 with MicroSeam Corners in Fashion Gray with a smooth finish and Kynar coating. SLM Construction Services LLC installed 22-gauge Concept Series Concealed Fastener Panels CS-200 with a smooth finish and Kynar coating: 1,101 square feet in Chromium Gray, 1,154 square feet in Deep Blue Sea, 854 square feet in Arabian Blue and 813 square feet in Slate Blue. Additionally, 600 square feet of 22-gauge IW Series Concealed Fastener Panels IW-14A with MicroSeam Corners in Fashion Gray with a smooth finish and Kynar coating, and 4,672 square feet of 22-gauge IW Series Concealed Fastener Panels IW-14A in Slate Blue with a smooth finish and Kynar coating were installed.

General contractor: Allco LLC, Beaumont, Texas

Architect: Long Architects Inc., Beaumont

Dealer: Wade Architectural Systems, Humble, Texas

Installer: SLM Construction Services LLC, Cypress, Texas

Metal wall panels: CENTRIA, Moon Township, Pa., www.centriaperformance.com