LEED Rating System: LEED-CI

LEED Rating: PLATINUM

Date Completed: September, 2008

The 2-South Suite and Main Entry project is a 1655 square foot renovation that includes five office spaces, a conference room, a storefront, and a restroom on the second floor of Griswold. The space accommodates four faculty and two staff assistants in a mix of private offices and workstations and a campus meeting room. Renovations took place in the summer of 2008.

As of March 2009, this is the first LEED for Commercial Interiors (LEED-CI) Platinum project in New England, first at any University, and only the 19th in the world.

Project Highlights:

  • Daylight dimming integrated into light fixtures
  • Temperature setbacks tied to occupancy sensors
  • Low or zero-VOC materials
  • Comprehensive green cleaning program
  • 99.3% of the construction waste was diverted from the landfills.
  • 65.5% of the furniture budget included salvaged/used furniture
  • 56.5% of the total value of materials have recycled content
  • 38,600 gallons of water annually estimated to be saved over code-minimum fixtures

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