Many universities are constantly upgrading and expanding their facilities. They can save money and diminish their environmental impact by using new energy efficiency and waste management technologies during these upgrades.
Utilize sustainable or green design principles for all new construction and rehabs
Strive for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design in new buildings by using high performance building standards:
Design for state-of-the-art energy efficiency and exceed (or surpass) energy codes
Incorporate renewable energy technologies, including daylighting and passive solar
Include a suitable recycling collection space in building design programs so recycling construction debris can be an option
Specify environmentally friendly building materials and products