The new Law School building is being designed and built to achieve a LEED Silver certification and will include a number of energy efficient heating, cooling, and lighting systems, along with regionally produced materials. Additionally, a number of the materials selected for use in the building will contain recycled content or will be produced from FSC certified wood manufacturers.
Similar to Driscoll Hall the project team worked closely from the early design phase to ensure the project was focused on sustainability. Throughout construction, more than 90% of the construction debris will be recycled and ultimately diverted from landfills.
The building will also include a “green information” kiosk in the main lobby that will provide real time and historical data about the building utility consumption, along with detailed information about some of the green attributes throughout the building. This information is also viewable on the web, click here to see the the New Law School Green Information page.
Project Team Members
- Facilities Management Office
- Villanova Law School
- Smithgroup Architects
- Yerkes Engineering
- Gilbane Building Co. (Construction Managers)
Check back soon to see information on the green kiosk and learn about the green attributes of the new Law School (including the LEED scorecard).