The new College of Nursing building, Driscoll hall, will be the University’s first LEED certified building. A goal of Silver certification was set during the design phase of the project and many decisions about the materials selected, the systems that provide heat, A/C, and light, along with all the plumbing fixtures used in the building will contribute to achieving this certification.
The entire project team (Facilities, Architect, Engineer, Construction Manager) all worked closely to ensure that the final building design was one that operated extremely efficiently and used regionally produced products, with some containing recycled content. Additionally, more than 90% of the construction debris was recycled and 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 College of Nursing Green Information page.
Project Team Members:
- Facilities Management Office
- College of Nursing
- RCG Architects
- RMF Engineering
- AEC Engineers
- Torcon, Inc. (Construction Managers)
Check back soon to see information on the green kiosk and learn about the green attributes of Driscoll Hall (including the LEED scorecard).