LEED Gold Awarded! By Trish Jones on July 16, 2018 in Uncategorized Central Arkansas Library System's (CALS) Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library & Learning Center Yet another GREAT East Harding Project has been awarded the prestigious LEED Green Building Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. The project has been certified LEED Gold and is one of only ten LEED Gold projects. The Hillary Rodham Clinton Children's Library & Learning Center grounds are comprised of six acres and include walking paths, an amphitheater, a greenhouse & a teaching garden. The library achieved LEED certification for a variety of sustainable strategies some of which included high-performance glazing with sunscreens, a water management system with a wetland for water-efficient landscaping, deep roof overhang, use of local, rapidly renewable materials & materials with recycled content, bicycle storage & low flow water fixtures. With a commitment to sustainable building techniques & adaptable reuse of existing facilities, East-Harding Construction provided construction services for this award-winning project and is proud to have been a part of making the Hillary Rodham Clinton Children's Library & Learning Center a reality.