Human Ecology Building
LEED Platinum rating, earned 53 out of 69 possible points...
Human Ecology Building earned LEED® Platinum -- its highest rating for sustainable structures -- making it the first building to achieve the distinction on the Cornell campus. Read the final USGBC review report (pdf).
|How is "Green” measured?|
A point system (maximum of 69) is used.
The USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council) awards points in 5 main categories:
- Sustainable Sites
- Water Efficiency
- Materials / Resources
- Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)
A project can earn additional points for innovative approaches and by having a LEED accredited professional part of the project Team. What are the Possible Ratings?
- Certified: 26 - 32 points
- Silver: 33 - 38 points
- Gold: 39 - 51 points
- Platinum: 52 - 69 points
How Does the Human Ecology Building Stack Up?
|Category||Possible Pts||Earned Pts|
Human Ecology Building earned 53 of the 69 possible points
|Energy / Atmosphere||17||13|
|Materials / Resources||13||7|
|Indoor Environmental Quality||15||13|
|Innovation & Design||4||4|
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