Carr Hall

Carr Hall is home to the Environmental Science and Sustainability Department.  As a LEED Gold certified building, Carr Hall is recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council as a sustainable building due to its

  • Sustainable building materials including those with
    – Recycled content
    – Rapidly renewable fibers
    – A cradle to cradle manufacturing model
  •  A living wall as a unique indoor landscaping feature
  • Two aquaponics systems, one of which is home to Herbert the fish
  • Solar tubes and skylights that provide abundant natural light
  • Healthy indoor air quality
  • Heat recovery techniques
  • Energy efficient LED and T5 lighting
  • CO2, motion and lumen sensors

Constructed in 1964, Carr Hall was renovated in 2012 and is now 23% more energy efficient.