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About the Utility Exploration Center
It is the mission of the Roseville Utility Exploration Center to promote a healthy environment by encouraging individual actions for a sustainable future.
Created out of the city's belief that sustainability is a principle to live by, the Exploration Center is a one-of-a-kind environmental learning center focused on bringing visitors information on protecting natural resources in a fun, engaging way. Topics covered include energy efficiency, renewable technology, water conservation and recycling.
The Exploration Center is housed within the Martha Riley Library building, which was recently awarded Gold LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. It is the first building in Placer County to be so honored. Designed for active community use, the center provides a lively combination of hands-on exhibits with a Learning Lab for demonstrations, presentations and workshops. Future plans include an outdoor extension called the Ideascape, which will feature exhibits on water-wise landscaping, irrigation and construction innovations, solar energy, watershed protection and more.