Green Living

Southwestern's on-campus student housing complex is LEED® certified at the Platinum level for the design, construction and operation of a green building.Southwestern's on-campus student housing complex is LEED® certified to the Platinum level. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design™) green building program is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of green buildings.

The LEED rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance. Certification recognizes the implementation of practical and measurable strategies and solutions aimed at achieving high performance in sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality.

The LEED® Certification trademark owned by the U.S. Green Building Council is used with permission.

Construction

Building Systems and Operations

Unit Finishes, Appliances and Systems


Details on the LEED for Homes Mid-Rise Program (PDF)
More information: www.usgbc.org/leed