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Center for Sustainability

Center for Sustainability

Our Impact

The impact of our commitment to sustainability can be seen in our campus practices

  • The University has established a standard that all new campus construction will be built to the LEED silver standard or equivalent. This standard takes into consideration many aspects of the construction and operations process and is intended to ensure efficient and environmentally friendly performance of a building and its occupants over time.
    • Nagel Hall - GOLD - LEED for New Construction
    • College of Law - GOLD - LEED for New Construction
    • Ruffato Hall - GOLD - LEED for New Construction
    • Anderson Academic Commons- GOLD - LEED for Renovation
    • Margery Reed - GOLD - LEED for Renovation
  • Johnson-McFarlane Residence Hall has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) ENERGY STAR certification, which means that the building performs in the top 25 percent of residence halls in the country.
  • The Sustainable Purchasing Policy supports the University's commitment to fiscal, social, and environmental responsibility. Learn more here.