Yellowstone National Park, Wyo., August 25, 2010 – – Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) and the Yellowstone Park Foundation celebrated the grand opening of the brand-new Old Faithful Visitor Education Center (OFVEC) today at Yellowstone National Park. The new OFVEC is the first national park visitor center to earn Gold Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
? design that allows for a reduced heating space during winter months
? low flow plumbing
? state-of-the-art lighting, insulation and climate control systems to reduce energy consumption
and natural resources protected by Yellowstone. The facility also provides additional learning opportunities including a library, classroom space for learning programs, and a theater to view Yellowstone educational films.
Jana Hartline (310) 468-7977
Amy Taylor (310) 468-6237
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