Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)
The U.D.C. Student Center is a 86,500 square feet (sqft), the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum targeted building, which combines 76,000 sq ft of new construction and 10,500 sq ft of addition and infill construction.
There are 4 tiers of certification with Platinum being the highest achievable level at 80+ points. The U.D.C. Student Center has been designed for Platinum Certification standards.
There are five categories of LEED, which comprise the majority of the U.D.C. Student Center’s LEED points: Sustainable Sites, Water Efficiency, Energy and Atmosphere, Materials and Resources and Indoor Environmental Quality.
The U.D.C. Student Center is proud to be one of two L.E.E.D. platinum certified college unions on the east coast of the United States.