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The Rockefeller University incorporates sustainability into its construction practices. Some of the initiatives at the University include:

  • Implementation of green building standards, including the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), which promote sustainable building practices and reduce the environmental impact of construction projects.
  • Use of sustainable materials, such as low-VOC paints, recycled steel, and reclaimed wood, to minimize waste and reduce the carbon footprint of building materials.
  • Implementation of waste management plans that include recycling and proper disposal of construction waste to minimize environmental impact.
  • Preservation of existing buildings and historic structures to reduce waste and preserve cultural heritage.

LEED certification logo on side of building