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Burlington County College Culinary Arts Building Achieves LEED Silver

Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Burlington County College achieved LEED Silver certification for Spiezle’s recently completed project. The certification is verification of the sustainable principles and elements incorporated into the new Culinary Arts Building.

The project located within the heart of historic Mt. Holly is a 200 year old bank building that has been combined with a modern culinary arts facility to create a unique educational setting.  The new curriculum broadens the services provided and offers opportunity for interaction and betterment for students and the surrounding community.

Key aspects included in the project include: historic renovation of the second oldest bank in New Jersey; adaptive re-use of the bank building in converting it to a lounge and dining room; new two-story Culinary Arts addition including two teaching kitchens, a demonstration kitchen, and flexible teaching spaces; teaching kitchens are provided with a full service commercial cooking line, group work tables, and prep stations; full service demonstration kitchen arranged to entertain up to 40 guests; development of new outdoor public space; and local historic and SHPO approvals were required.