The Talbot Laboratory Addition was awarded LEED Silver certification on July 10th, 2023. The addition scored high within the Water Efficiency category, scoring 8 out of 10 points. In the Water Reduction sub category, the Laboratory gained a perfect 4 out of 4 points.
The construction for the three story addition began in Spring of 2019. The addition will house a Nuclear Materials Lab and a Radiation Measurement Laboratory. These new facilities are shared with the Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering as well as the Department of Aerospace Engineering.