The Tillotson Building’s
Sustainable Design Features:
On the PC(USA) environmental web site, the Sustainable Design Features of Village Church's Tillotson Building (aka the Food Pantry) are highlighted. This information was provided by Rev. Dwight Tawney to Katie Holmes, coordinator of Environmental Ministries.
This story can be read at the following link:
Under the heading Share Your Story are highlighted 4 Presbyterian churches are that are making environmental stewardship part of their ministry through worship, education, facilities, and outreach projects that respond to our call to till and keep the garden. Village Church is the fourth story:
The Tillotson Building at Village Presbyterian Church, which was built with sustainable design techniques. Photo provided by Village Presbyterian Church.
“The Tillotson Building, which houses the food pantry and clothes bank at Village Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village, Kansas, was built using sustainable design techniques. These include high efficiency lighting, refrigeration, heating and cooling; increased use of natural lighting; a demonstration photovoltaic array that provides solar electricity and opportunities for public education; interior finishes that do not contain harmful VOCs; heat reflective roofing and water efficient systems, including a rain garden and sub drainage system to return rainwater to the ground.”