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LEED Certification (Ongoing)

Project History

  • 7/8/2018

    Three students in the spring 2018 Tools for Sustainability course compared water consumption in a campus building with LEED Platinum certification (the Business Instructional Facility) to an older building with no certification (the Undergraduate

  • 5/9/2018

    See attached the report "Influence of LEED on Water Consumption & Cost: Business Instructional Facility vs. Undergraduate Library" as submitted by Lucia Dunderman, Dustin Frye and Olivia Yu for their project in ENVS301.


The University has adopted LEED Silver certification as a part of the Facility Standards on new construction.  Facilitites & Services tracks LEED status for new buildings and major recontruction.

Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) is a voluntary, consensus-based, market-driven program that provides third-party verification of green buildings that was established by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The program addresses the entire lifecycle of a building, assessing if it satisfies all LEED requirements.  LEED certified buildings are designed to lower operating costs and increase asset value, reduce waste sent to landfills, conserve energy and water, be healthier and safer for occupants, and reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions.

Square Footage certified as LEED each year (Tracked by Fiscal Year)

Square Footage LEED Gold Certification (Tracked by Day)


  • Nov 4, 09:

    National Petascale Computing Facility

  • Feb 1, 17:

    Wassaja Hall

Square Footage LEED Platinum Certification (Tracked by Day)


  • Dec 2, 09:

    Business Instructional Facility

  • Nov 1, 13:

    Lincoln Hall

  • Aug 31, 14:

    Bousfield Hall

Square Footage LEED Silver Certification (Tracked by Day)


  • Jan 20, 11:

    Nugent Hall at Ikenberry Commons

  • Aug 17, 11:

    SDRP, Ikenberry Dining

  • Aug 1, 12:

    Illinois Natural History Survey, Evers Hall

  • Aug 7, 12:

    Yeh Student Center, NCEL

  • Aug 8, 12:

    Illinois Fire Services Institute

  • Feb 5, 13:

    Huff Hall - Khan Annex

Project Team

  • Primary Contact:

    Morgan White

    Project Leader:

    Tom Keller


Project Location(s)

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