Hocking College Energy Institute

The first LEED Platinum educational building in the State of Ohio.

The Energy Institute opened in 2009 and serves as Hocking College's home for Advanced Energy, Fuel Cell and Vehicular Hybrid programs. It was awarded the LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in March 2011, making it the first LEED Platinum educational building in the state. Sustainable features include a green roof, permeable pavements, bio-retention areas, high-reflectance pavements and native plant selections.