This pivotal building was designed to provide technologically advanced educational facilities and enhanced business resources and support services in the downtown core. It utilizes the most current technology available and is equipped with infrastructure that is capable of adapting to the changes and advancements in digital imaging and WAN delivery that will be inevitable. The building was also designed to be a highly sustainable structure with Silver-LEED® certification. Chemeketa’s Center for Business and Industry has wonderful opportunities, from unique day-lighting to careful storm water management. The building design is incorporating sustainable and energy saving strategies to achieve Silver-LEED® certification. The design integrates a high-performance envelope, state-of-the-art HVAC and lighting controls, and use of sustainable and recycled materials to achieve this rating. The college is using this site for solar energy generation as part of the state program as well.