Art Building West

Art Building West

Recognition

OrganizationAL

Who's Who List: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Five years in a row named to Buildings magazine Who's Who list
Four years among the Top 10 industry leaders in building management in the United States
In 2009 among the Who's Who: Leaders in Energy Management and Sustainability
Fourth time to appear as the only university-based organization on the list.

2009, Who's Who 2009: Leaders in Energy Management and Sustainability
2008, Who's Who in the Buildings Market #10
2007, Who's Who in the Buildings Market #8
2006, Who's Who in the Buildings Market #7
2005, Who's Who in the Buildings Market #10

APPA's Effective & Innovative Award

Facilities Management has won four APPA Effective & Innovative Practices Awards.
2012, UI Energy Control Center
2010, Energy Hawks
2007, Route 66 Safety Program
2005, Biomass Fuel Project

APPA's Sustainability Award

2013, Facilities Management sustainability program

Construction Achievement

2016, Business 380 Excellence Award in Construction Achievement, Education Category

Staff

Jeri King awarded APPA's Meritorious Service Award. May 2015.
Wendy Moorehead named "Outstanding Media Partner" by the Iowa Urban Tree Council. April 2015.
Don Guckert awarded APPA’s Meritorious Service Award. July 2014.
APPA’s 2013 Rex Dillow Award for Outstanding Article- Don Guckert and Jeri King co-authors, “Creating a Shared Context for Value-Based Collaboration & Decision Making.” June 2013.
Rod Lehnertz named the Press-Citizen, Person of the Year. December 2013.
Andy Dahl named International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) True Professional. Aug 2014.
Joyce Hamilton was named “Lawn Care Professional of the Year” for 2012 by the Iowa Professional Lawn Care Association. April 2013.

buildings, facilities and other projects

Art Building West (ABW)

  • Merit Award for Excellence in Architecture - New Building, Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)
  • American Architecture Award, Chicago Athenaeum
    Institute Honor Award for Architecture, The American Institute of Architects (AIA)
    Excellence in Architecture, AIA
  • Top Design Recognition Award, Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)


Beckwith Boathouse (BBH)

  • Environmental & Energy Leadership Award, Green Building category, Corridor Business Journal
  • LEED Gold certified, 1st LEED project on campus, complete 2009


Blank Honors Center (BHC)

  • Citation Award, AIA, Central States Region Design Awards

 

Campus Recreation & Wellness Center (CRWC)

  • Top 25 campus recreation centers in the country, Best College Reviews website
  • 2011 Facility of Merit, Athletic Business magazine
  • Dream Design Award Winner, Aquatics International"
  • Honor Award, Excellence in Design, AIA Iowa Chapter
  • Innovative Architecture & Design Award, Recreation Management Magazine
  • Outstanding Sports Facilities Award, NIRSA; Leaders in Collegiate Recreation


Carver-Hawkeye Arena (CHA)

  • 2012 Best Projects Sports/Entertainment Award of Merit, Engineering News Record
  • 25-Year Award, AIA, Iowa Chapter
  • Sika Sarnafil Sustainable Roofing Performance Award
  • Carver-Hawkeye Arena Addition/Renovation - LEED Gold certified, complete 2011

 

College of Public Health Building (CPHB)

  • LEED Platinum certified, 1st LEED academic building to receive LEED Platinum, complete 2011)

 

Combined Heat & Power Plant, Oakdale Renewable Energy Plant (CHP)

  • National Recognition Award for Engineering Excellence from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
  • Named one of POWER magazine's top plants


Dental Science Building Addition (DSB)

  • Merit Award, Excellence in Design, AIA Iowa Chapter
  • Merit Award, Association of Licensed Architects (ALA)
  • LEED gold certified, complete 2011


Grant Field, Hawkeye Field Hockey (GF)

  • Unique Paving Application Award, Asphalt Paving Association of Iowa

 

Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Center (HTRC)

  • Indoor Turf Addition project, Excellence in Energy Efficient Design Award, Commercial New Construction Program, MidAmerican Energy, 2015 (57% annual kBTU savings)
  • Indoor Turf Addition project, Grand Place Award (1st Place in Category), Buildings and Systems Category, 2015.
  • Facility of the Year Award, Iowa Tennis Association (ITA)
  • Missouri Valley Facility of the Year Award, United States Tennis Association (USTA)
  • Design Merit Award, Excellence in Design, AIA  Iowa Chapter 
  • Recreation Paving Award, Asphalt Paving Association of Iowa
  • LEED Silver certified, complete 2014


Information Technology Facility (ITF)

  • Excellence in Engineering, First Place, AASHRAE
  • LEED Platinum certified, complete 2011

 

Hansen Football Performance Center (HFPC) - Indoor Practice Facility (IPF)

  • Excellence in Energy Efficient Design Award, Commercial New Construction Program, MidAmerican Energy, 2015 (66% annual kBTU savings)
  • 2013 Excellence in Energy Efficient Design Award, AIA Iowa Chapter

 

Institute for Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, and Rehabilitation (OSMR)

  • LEED Gold certified, 1st healthcare project in the state to receive this rating (complete 2009)


Kinnick Stadium Renovation (KS)

  • Outstanding Design for Renovation and Modernization, American School & University
  • Architectural Design Grand Award Winner, Masonry Institute of Iowa


Kinnick Stadium Score and Video Board Replacement (KS)

  • Grand Place Award, Buildings & Systems Category, American Council of Engineering Companies of Iowa (ACEC)


Main Library Learning Commons (LIB)

  • Masters Award, Master Builders of Iowa (MBI)

 

Mary Louise Petersen Residence Hall (PH)

  • Outstanding Design Award: Residence Halls, American School & Univeristy

Melrose Avenue - Surface Project

  • First Place Award in the Transportation Category, American Council of Engineering Companies of Iowa (ACEC)

 

Oakdale Renewable Energy Plant (OPP)

  • 2013 Engineering Excellence Awards, Grand Place Award (first place in category), Energy Production Category, ACEC/Iowa Engineering Excellence Awards
  • National Recognition Award for Engineering Excellence, American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
  • 2012 Top Gas-Fired Power Plant, POWER magazine


Old Capitol Fire Restoration Project (OC)

  • Honor Award for Excellence in Architecture for Restoration and Preservation, Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)
  • Excellence in Architecture, AIA

 

Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building (PBDB)

  • LEED Gold certified (complete 2014)


Postal Road Reconstruction Project

  • 2013 Special Recognition Award - Park and Institutional Roads, Iowa Concrete Paving Association


Power Plant (PP)

  • Install Back-up Power & Auxiliaries project, Grand Place Award (1st in Category), Energy Production Category of the 2015 ACEC/Iowa Engineering Excellence Awards


State Hygienic Laboratory (HLI)

  • LEED Gold certified, complete 2010

 

Stuit Hall Renovation (STH)

  • Historic Preservation Award, Friends of Historic Preservation, Iowa City Historic Preservation Commission, Johnson County Historic Preservation Commission
  • LEED Gold certified, complete 2010

 

Utilities - Replace Steam & Condensate Lines to Roy Carver Pavilion

  • Grand Place Award in the Energy Production Category, American Council of Engineering Companies of Iowa (ACEC)


Visual Arts Building

  • 2016 Excellence in Concrete Award - Concrete Commercial/Industrial Buildings (>5,000 CY) Category


West Campus Chilled Water Plant Renovation (CWP2)

  • Grand Place Award, Buildings and Systems Category, 2008 Engineering Excellence Award, American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Iowa
  • Honor Award, Excellence in Design, AIA Iowa Chapter

 

West Campus Transportation Center (WCTC)

  • Honor Award of Excellence in the Sustainable Awards Program, AIA
  • Award of Merit, Awards of Excellence, International Parking Institute

Landscaping

The American Conifer Society selected two University of Iowa conifer gardens as Reference Gardens for 2014: the Dancer's Garden, located next to Halsey Hall, and the Eckstein Medical Research Building Garden. March 2015.
Merit Award, 2013 Green Star Awards, Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS)
UI designated Tree Campus USA for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

LEED

Current status of LEED Buildings on the UI Campus, UI LEED buildings
UI triples number of LEED-accredited staff
(08/09). Press Release.

energy and environment

2016 Innovation Impact Award, Hawkeye Innovation Expo, Biomass Fuel Project
2015 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award
with special recognition in Energy Efficiency/Renewable Energy, Facilities Management, July 2015
EPA names UI, Big 10 Conference leading green power purchasers, Collective Conference Champions Award (2013, 2015, 2015). EPA website
EPA Top 30 list of on-site green power generation and usage, (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
. EPA website
Engineering Excellence Award, American Council of Engineering Companies (2012) Press Release
Named one of POWER magazine's top plants (2012). Power Magazine
Oakdale Renewable Energy Plant, Engineering Excellence Awards, ACEC Grand Place Award (first place in category) in the Energy Production Category. (2013)
APPA's Effective & Innovative Award, 2005, Biomass Fuel Project
Green Power Partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The UI is meeting a green power commitment to the EPA by burning oat hulls in place of coal, generating approximately 10 million kilowatt-hours of green power.
UI Biomass Project and Energy Conservation Campaign named "Best Practice." Featured as best-practice examples to reduce greenhouse gases by the National Wildlife Federation in its recent report “Higher Education in a Warming World: The Business Case for Climate Leadership on Campus.” (02/08)
Successful completion of the Chicago Climate Exchange Phase I greenhouse gas reduction commitment of 4% below its baseline. University has now entered CCX Phase II, which extends the reduction program through 2010. (01/08)
Governor's Iowa Environmental Excellence Awards (2)- In 2004, the UI Biomass Fuel Project received two Governor's Iowa Environmental Excellence Awards. (see above for 2015 award)

Energy Control Center

APPA's Effective & Innovative Practices Award, 2012, UI Energy Control Center
Chosen as one of eight 'Favorite Green Practices in Higher Education,' Campus Technology magazine.

Energy Hawks

APPA's Effective & Innovative Award, 2010, Energy Hawks

Recycling and Waste Minimization

UI’s RecycleMania received Iowa Recycling Association Award - The 2014 Iowa Recycling Association Awards for Excellence in Recycling, “Best Public Education Campaign,” University of Iowa's RecycleMania campaign. May, 2014. (05/14)
UI ranks in national RecycleMania competition (#2 in 2014 and #3 in 2015)
2008 Iowa Recycling Association Annual Award for Best Practices for recycling efforts and programs on campus. (09/08)
Recycling Bin Grant from the National Recycling Coalition (NRC). The Bin Grant program is sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company and will allow the UI to increase recycling efforts both inside and outside campus buildings. (11/07)
Work Fluorescent Lamp Management Team wins IOWA (Improving Our Workplace Award) for fall 2007. The team developed a process to ensure that universal wastes (bulbs, batteries, and mercury containing equipment) would be handled, tracked and disposed of properly. (11/07)

Safety and RISK REDUCTION

Fire Loss Prevention and Risk Reduction
Loss Prevention and Risk Reduction Award, FM Global. More.

The Route 66 Safety Program wins APPA's Effective & Innovative Practices Award and the CACUBO 2007 RCB Capital Markets Best Practices Program. Route 66 Safety Program CACUBO's 2007 RCB Capital Markets Best Practices Program - second place (10/07) and appeared in APPA's Facilities Manager. (10/07)

Sustainability

UI recognized with a silver designation as a 2014 Bike Friendly University by the League of American Cyclists. It’s the only school in Iowa recognized among 51 nationwide. 10/14

APPA's 2013 Sustainability Award-Recognizes the campus facilities management department that has integrated sustainable policies and "green" practices throughout all facets of the organization and embedded them within the educational institution.  June 2013. More
Rated among top 100 Cool Schools by Sierra 
Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award, 2011. More
Finalist – AASHE Campus Sustainability Case Study Awards (for Kent Park harvest), 2013 More
STARS Gold Rating
, Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).
One of top 'Green Colleges' by The Princeton Review. The UI is one of the 322 most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, according to The Princeton Review.