The Danforth and Kettering Hall Replacements achieved LEED Silver Certification while remaining cost efficient, durable, and easy to maintain. The new halls included a 48.1% reduction in water use for both halls.
The new residence halls allow students to live in a sustainable atmosphere while educating them about the benefits and values of sustainable living. The LEED Silver certification reflects Berea’s efforts to make sustainability a key part of its goals.
Through Triple Bottom Line Analysis, it was revealed that additional investment in sustainable design and construction strategies returned over $2,500,000 to the stakeholders for Danforth Hall and an equivalent amount for Kettering Hall.