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2011
A Most Environmentally Responsible College
The Princeton Review's Guide to 311 Green Colleges
2010
A Most Environmentally Responsible College
The Princeton Review's Guide to 286 Green Colleges
Developed by The Princeton Review in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council, the "Guide to 286 Green Colleges" is the first, free comprehensive guidebook focused solely on institutions of higher education who have demonstrated an above average commitment to sustainability in terms of campus infrastructure, activities and initiatives. [Read More]
 
LEED Gold Certification
Administration Building & Dowden Hall
LEED is a third party certification program and the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council in 2000, LEED serves as a tool for buildings of all types and sizes. The certification process is a point based system with LEED levels of certified, silver, gold and platinum.
 
2009

Green Building of America Award
The Administration Building received a Green Building of America Award from the publication Real Estate and Construction Review, chosen from more than 2,500 nominated projects and was featured in the Northeast Green Success Stories. [Read More]

 
Related Links:
  National Science Foundation
  AlterNetRides
  Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs
  LEED/USGBC
  Worcester Regional Environmental Council
  Chartwells Sustainability Commitment
  WSU Climate Action Plan
  Climate Action Plan


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