Douglas Hall's Solar PV system. Now you can read more about all the green features of the building back on the Office of Sustainability website.
Besides the economic benefits of LEED-certified (or green buildings in general), there are also social and environmental benefits resulting from sustainably-designed spaces like Douglas Hall, and there are growing areas of research to that seek to prove this (and the economic benefits, too).
If you've visited Douglas Hall, or spent a lot of time there this semester as student, staff, or faculty member - what do you think? Does this new, green building a better place to hang out than other spaces on campus? Let us know in the comments!
(You can read more about the other Green Buildings on Campus on our website, too!)