Into the wild

Salt River Roofing Inc. installs a roof system on a building in Grand Teton National

Photos courtesy of RHEINZINK, Datteln, Germany

Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve Center in Grand Teton National Park, Moose, Wyo.

The Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve Center is nestled in the majestic mountains of Grand Teton National Park in Moose, Wyo. The 7,500-square-foot facility was named after the son of John D. Rockefeller Jr. and is part of the 1,106-acre Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve, which was donated to the National Park Service by the Rockefeller family.

The Rockefeller family prized conservation and environmental responsibility, so when it came time to build the Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve Center, those involved aimed to make it the first platinum-level LEED®-certified building to be constructed in the National Park System.