LEED® Green Building Certification

What is LEED®?

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings. LEED gives building owners and operators the tools they need to have an immediate and measurable impact on their buildings’ performance.LEED promotes a whole-building approach to sustainability by recognizing performance in five key areas of human and environmental health: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection, and indoor environmental quality.

NMU Engineering & Planning Past Endeavors

2004

Became a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

2005

Began incorporating LEED into design of construction/renovationprojects.

2006

Submitted Meyland Hall Renovation for LEED® Green Building Certification.

Van Antwerp Hall designed toward LEED® Green Building Certification.

NMU Engineering & Planning Current Endeavors

2007

Meyland Hall Awarded LEED® Green Building Certification –Certified (29 Points). First Certified Residence Hall in State ofMichigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Ohio and Indiana. First Certified building in the Upper Peninsula.

Van Antwerp Hall submitted for LEED® Green Building Certification.

Hunt Hall Renovation designed toward LEED® Green Building Certification.

2008

Van Antwerp Hall Awarded LEED® Green Building Certification – Silver. First Silver Certified building in the Upper Peninsula.

Submitted Hunt Hall Renovation for LEED® Green Building Certification - Anticipated Silver Certification (38 Points).

Designing Quad II Lobby Renovations toward LEED-CI.

2009

Staff member received LEED® Accredited Professional certification.- Brandon Sager, LEED® AP

Registered Hunt / Van Antwerp Lobby Renovation for LEED® Green Building Certification - Anticipated Silver Certification.

Registered Meyland / Magers Lobby Renovation for LEED® Green Building Certification - Anticipated Silver Certification.

2010

Hunt Hall Awarded LEED® Green Building Certification – Silver.

2011

Hunt / Van Antwerp Lobby Renovation for LEED® Green Building Certification - Certified.

Meyland / Magers Lobby Renovation for LEED® Green Building Certification - Certified.

NMU Engineering & Planning Future Endeavors

All design/construction projects to strive toward attaining LEED® Green Building Certification.