The NECE is home to many of BSC’s nationally-recognized energy industry degree and training programs. The building has a variety of spaces including classrooms, administrative offices, and learning labs with world-class, one-of-a-kind lab equipment designed to prepare the next generation of energy industry employees.

The building is designed to meet LEED® Silver Certification requirements
including sustainability features such as:

  • Storm water management
  • Water efficient landscaping
  • 5% recycled content (fly ash from regional coal plants used in all concrete throughout)
  • 20% local or regional materials
  • Low-emitting materials (adhesives and sealants, paints, carpet, composite wood)
  • Daylight and views in 75% of spaces