Facilities Tour and Directions
Our Green Features
The Green Jobs Training Center not only teaches students about green building principles, it embodies them! The Training Center has been renovated to include the following "green features":
- A R38 insulated white roof that exceeds the energy star certification
- R15 BASF neoguard dense foam insulated drywall panels for exterior walls
- Low-e, insulated casement windows to reduce heat loss while letting in daylight
- A rain water harvesting system that provides water for toilets, urinals and washing trucks
- Low-wattage, low mercury fluorescent light fixtures that use less than one watt of electrical power per square foot
- Light fixtures that use dimmable switches with motion detectors to save energy and day light sensors to reduce electrical consumption
- Solar thermal water heating
- A HVAC system that exceeds ASHRE requirements for ventilation and energy-savings
- Low VOC materials were used during interior construction
- Low flow urinals and dual-flush toilets
- Construction debris recycling
- Exterior window shadings that reduce the heat load during the summer
- A recycling program to process waste materials from the training center
- FSC certified cabinets with recycled glass concrete counter tops
- Low VOC paints and wood finishes
Traveling to ECA’s Knight Training Center
The Green Jobs Training Center is located at 106 West Clearfield Street, Philadelphia, PA 19133-4208
By Car, Plane, Train or Bus
Traveling to Philadelphia by car: The PA Turnpike (I-276), I-76, I-476, I-95, US-1 and the New Jersey Turnpike can all be used to access Philadelphia.
Traveling to Philadelphia by plane: Philadelphia International Airport is accessible by all major domestic carriers. The airport is connected to Center City by the SEPTA R1 train line.
Taxis between the airport and Center City typically costs $25.
Traveling to Philadelphia by train: Amtrak, SEPTA, PATCO, and NJ Transit all provide train service to Philadelphia. Amtrak’s 30th Street Station is a major transportation hub.
Traveling to Philadelphia by bus: Bus service to Philadelphia is provided by Megabus, BoltBus, Greyhound Lines, SEPTA, NJ Transit, Academy Bus Tours, and New Century Travel.
Visit visitphilly.com/getting-here/ for more information about traveling to Philadelphia.
Car rental programs: Car rental companies that operate in Philadelphia include Hertz, Enterprise, Dollar Rent a Car, Zipcar, Payless Car Rental, National Car Rental, Budget Philadelphia Amtrak Rent-A-Car and more.
Subway: ECA’s Knight Training Center is accessible via SEPTA on the Market Frankford Line and the Broad Street Line.
Market Frankford Line: If traveling from Center City or University City, students will get on the Market Frankford Line heading Eastbound. If commuting from Northeast Philadelphia, take the Market Frankford Line heading Westbound. Regardless of their original location, exit Allegheny Station. After exiting at Allegheny Station, and then take the 60 bus at the intersection of Allegheny and Kensington heading Westbound. At Allegheny and Front exit. Students will walk south before taking their third right onto Clearfield Street and arriving at ECA’s Knight Training Center.
Broad Street Line: If traveling from Center City or South Philadelphia, students will get on the Broad Street Line heading Northbound. If commuting from North Philadelphia, students will get on the Broad Street Line heading Southbound. Regardless of their original location, trainees will exit at Allegheny Station. After exiting at Allegheny Station, students will catch the 60 bus at the intersection of Allegheny and Broad heading Eastbound. At Allegheny and Front exit. Students will walk south before taking their third right onto Clearfield Street and arriving at ECA’s Knight Training Center.
Visit the SEPTA website for information on use of SEPTA buses.