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Cedar Rapids Fire Station gets architectural award

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The Central Fire Station in Cedar Rapids has received a Gold Award in the Brick Industry Association's 2015 Brick in Architecture Awards.

BIA is viewed as the authority in the clay brick industry, and the awards has become the nation's premiere architectural award featuring clay brick.

The Central Fire Station building has gotten LEED Platinum certification through strategies targeted at environmental design. It was built with highly-insulated walls and a durable masonry exterior, to help improve the energy-efficiency of the building.

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