Winkelman Building Corp. is proud to have been a construction partner with St. Cloud School District 742 as they introduce their newly completed education facility. The Kennedy Community School is a 138,000 s.f. PK-8 school built to meet Gold LEED standards.

Created by GLTArchitects to accommodate the needs of 750 students, this building incorporates a geothermal heating and cooling system; wind and solar electricity generators; light sensors and motion detectors; energy efficient lighting, pumps and motors; solar tubes for hall lighting; daylighting with light shelves; rain gardens; native prairie grasses; rain sensors; low volume plumbing fixtures; recycled materials and more. Designed to earn the Energy Star rating from the U.S. Government, this building was constructed to operate using 49% less energy than a typical school building of the same size.