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June 12, 2014

Nordenberg Hall LEED-certified

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Mark A. Nordenberg Hall, the freshman residence hall that opened last fall, has earned LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, recognizes the building’s green and sustainable features.

The building received top marks on its LEED scorecard for community connectivity, its access to public transportation, green roof and stormwater runoff design, water efficient landscaping, use of green power and regional materials, and its construction waste management. LEED certification also has Gold and Platinum levels.