The Little White House Museum is a green building. It has been designed and
constructed to minimize the adverse impacts to the environment and the
building occupants. Considering the many conservation related contributions
that were made by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, it’s only fitting
that a museum dedicated to his life incorporates many conservation related
features. Some of the innovative and energy efficient features include:
This building has been designed and constructed in accordance with rigorous
environmental standards set by the U.S. Green Building Council in its
LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating criteria and
has been certified at the silver level. This facility demonstrates the
commitment of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to practice
and promote environmentally responsible building design and construction
practices. For more information visit the U.S. Green Building Council
website at www.usgbc.org.
Reflective coating on the roof reduces the heat island effect and saves
Recycling bins for different materials.