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Caterpillar Visitors Center

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Entertainment - Recreation

About Us

The Caterpillar Visitors Center opened in October 2012 and has welcomed visitors from every state in the Union as well as visitors from around the globe. Our nearly 50,000-square-foot facility is home to eight exhibit galleries and four theaters featuring more than 50 videos and 800 photographs that tell the story of Caterpillar's 90-year legacy.

Caterpillar Visitors Center tickets make great gifts and are available for purchase at the ticket counter.

SUSTAINABILITY
The Caterpillar Visitors Center achieved LEED Gold status for its many sustainable features that reduce the building’s environmental impact.

SOLAR PANELS
Solar panels on an adjacent parking deck provide about 100,000 kilowatt-hours of electric energy per year, about 10 percent of the Visitors Center's projected annual energy usage. On sunny days, however, the solar panels may fulfill up to 75 percent of the Visitors Center power needs at any given time. The solar panels electric energy production reduces greenhouse gas emissions by about 80 metric tons per year.

ENERGY-SAVING FEATURES
Through a variety of energy-saving techniques such as external sunshades, automatic daylight controls, enthalpy wheels and heat recovery chillers, the Caterpillar Visitors Center uses almost 35 percent less energy than a typical building of its size.

WATER MANAGEMENT
The Caterpillar Visitors Center includes onsite rainwater retention, high efficiency irrigation and drought tolerant native plantings. In combination, there features reduce potable water usage by 85 percent.

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Rep/Contact Info

Jolie Alois
Susan Morton