Physical Sciences Building
LEED Gold rating, achieving 47 out of 69 possible points...
The Physical Sciences Building is one of the most energy efficient on Campus. Laboratory designers focused on ‘right-sizing’ all equipment for the PSB building, resulting in very low projected energy usage. 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 Physical Sciences Building Stack Up?
|Category||Possible Pts||Earned Pts|
|Physical Sciences Building has earned 47 of the 69 possible points
|Energy / Atmosphere||17||11|
|Materials / Resources||13||5|
|Indoor Environmental Quality||15||11|
|Innovation & Design||4||4|
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