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Workforce Administration Center

Quick Facts

Building Name, Address:

Workforce Administration Center, 
150 Des Moines Street, Des Moines

Primary Occupants:

Iowa Workforce Development

Years Constructed:


Designers & Builders:



The Workforce Administration Center was a commercial property built in 1977. It was purchased by the State in 1982 to provide additional space for Iowa Workforce Development.

Green Features

  • Outdoor air enthalpy based AHU economizers
  • Remote building automation system energy management
  • Lighting schedules and Air Handling Unit (AHU) occupied/unoccupied schedules are programmed through the building automation system
  • Fluorescent lighting upgraded to efficient T-8 lamps with electronic ballasts and LEDs
  • Incandescent bulbs replaced with energy-saving compact fluorescent lamps
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The Workforce Administration Center is housed in a commercial property that was purchased by the State in 1982.

Photo by: Darcy Pech

Artwork on display outside of a conference room at the Workforce Administration Center.

Photo by: Darcy Pech

Although it's not located directly on the Capitol Complex, the Workforce Administration Center still has a clear view of the Capitol.

Photo by: Darcy Pech