Marriot Learning Center

LEED Gold rating, earned 61 out of 110 possible points...

Marriot Learning Center
Marriot Learning Center

Marriot Learning Center has undergone renovations utilizing the LEED® CI (Commercial Interiors) systems.  By selecting energy efficient lighting and controls the Learning Center reduced electrical lightning consumption by 25.9%. In addition, all wood products installed contained no added urea-formaldehyde which may cause health concerns. Read the final USGBC review report (pdf).

USGBC LEED Gold mark

How is “Green” measured?

A point system (maximum of 110) is used.

The USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council) awards points in 5 main categories:

  • Sustainable Sites
  • Water Efficiency
  • Energy/Atmosphere
  • Materials / Resources
  • Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)

A project can earn additional points for innovative approaches and by achieving regionally focused credits.

What are the Possible Ratings under the LEED v.2009 Commercial Interiors system?

  • Certified: 40 - 49 points
  • Silver: 50 - 59 points
  • Gold: 60 - 79 points
  • Platinum: 80+ points

How Does the Marriot Learning Center Stack Up?

Category Possible Pts Earned Pts
Sustainable Sites 21 19 
Water Efficiency 11 0
Energy / Atmosphere 37 20
Materials / Resources 14 4
Indoor Environmental Quality 17 10
Innovation & Design 7 6
Regional Priority Credits 4 3
The Marriot Learning Center earned 61 of 110 possible points        110 61


Project Highlights

  • Diverted over 60% of construction waste from landfills.
  • Donated furnishings and library supplies to various non-profits including museums, libraries and historical societies in the central New York area.
  • 100% of eligible equipment  and appliances are Energy Star rated.

Marriot Learning Center renovations Team includes:

  • Architect: Woods Bagot
  • Construction Manager: LeChase Construction
  • Project Engineers: Jaros Baum & Bolles
  • Commissioning Agent: Facilities Dynamics

LEED®, and its related logo, is a trademark owned by the U.S. Green Building Council® and is used with permission.

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