Emerging Technologies Building (ETB) – Designed to LEED Silver Standards

ETB (1)The Emerging Technologies Building (ETB) defines the Texas A&M University engineering quadrangle. ETB supports university engineering, allied teaching and research programs including the Dwight Look College of Engineering. The exterior design embraces the Campus Master Plan guidelines and provides a modern, signature image for the Dwight Look College. Designed to LEED Silver standards, this building includes 240,000 square feet of offices, classrooms, faculty research labs (wet and dry), computer based teaching classrooms and a computer server room, and a computational science and visualization area.

Sustainable Design Features

  • Rain garden area to capture and reuse water runoff
  • 100% Irrigation reduction
  • Indigenous and recycled building materials
  • Cistern – Rainwater harvesting system for site irrigation
  • Incorporation of naturally daylighted spaces
  • Interior spaces equipped with occupancy sensors
  • Native drought-resistant plants
  • Low-emitting finishes and materials