LEED Gold rating, achieving 40 out of 69 possible points...
The sustainable design goals for Milstein Hall were met through the use of good design practice to provide a healthy and comfortable environment for the building occupants. Read the final USGBC review report (pdf).
How is "Green” measured?
A point system (maximum of 69) is used.
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 Milstein Hall Stack Up?
|Category||Possible Pts||Targeted Pts|
|Milstein Hall earned 40 out of 69 possible points||69||40|
|Energy / Atmosphere||17||9|
|Materials / Resources||13||5|
|Indoor Environmental Quality||15||9|
|Innovation & Design||5||4|
- Milstein Hall features over 24,000 gross square feet of green roofing.
- Workers recycled over 50% of the waste generated during construction.
- Milstein Hall and Sustainability
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