DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS:

  • Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) best practices are being employed in all renovation and construction projects;
  • Specify Rubber flooring, vinyl tile and carpet with recycled content
  • Material and furniture selections are sought from “Green” suppliers and manufacturers.  This means low or no VOC’s, recycled or sustainable material, minimum packaging, high durability and long life-cycles to reduce waste downstream
  • New energy efficient windows were added to both the Schott dining hall and RecPlex conference rooms in the 2008 renovation.
  • Energy efficient and Energy Star products are specified, when available
  • Non-hazardous construction and demolition waste is diverted from landfills
  • Crushed concrete from Bohanon Science Center used as fill under new parking lot
  • Crumb Rubber (ground recycled tires)used as infill for synthetic turf field at Don Shula Stadium
  • RTU and roof replacement – B-wing
  • Roofing and façade restoration – Dolan and Pacelli Halls, Rodman, DeCarlo Varsity Center, Grasselli Tower and Administration Building Arcades, Boiler House.
  • Existing carpet removed and sent for recycling. New carpet with recycled content and low odor, low VOC paints:
    • Administration Bldg, Library, Bernet and Campion Hall.

4070 Carroll Blvd as Offices for the Department of Military Science:

  • Renovated existing structure, new roof, new windows and façade restoration – increased attic and wall insulation
  • New high efficiency HVAC units and hot water tank
  • Six dumpsters of demolition material/ construction waste  was 100% recycled by Rosby Recycling

Bohannon Site Restoration and Hamlin Quad Improvement Project:

  • Preserved and enhanced natural site elements. Provided 3.16 acres (56.4%) pervious area.
  • Added bio-retention basin to enhance biodiversity and reduce and filter storm water runoff
  • Site lighting utilizes LED light fixtures to reduce energy use, sky glow and minimize lighting impact on nocturnal environments.
  • Demolition debris was reused or recycled as follows:
    • Furniture donated to local restaurant
    • Concrete and masonry was crushed and reused on site
    • Steel and other metals were salvaged for recycling  – 2950 CYA

Track and Turf replacement:

  • Old turf removed from site to be recycled
  • New synthetic turf:
    • No water or fertilizers required
    • Infill made from recycled tires