Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a building rating system created by the USGBC that is used internationally to classify buildings by their level of sustainability. In considering sustainability, their criteria looks at factors such as site location, water and energy efficiency, building materials, waste control, transportation, and more. LEED uses a holistic approach to assess buildings on a point based system. The levels of project certification from lowest to highest points are as follows: Certified, Silver, Gold, and Platinum.
Using LEED's framework, residential projects, new construction, and building additions, can reduce their energy consumption, conserve water, divert waste and lower CO₂ emission while saving money in the long run. W&M is committed to meeting LEED standards as part of their mission to become a more sustainable campus.
Currently, W&M has 17 LEED certified projects covering 867, 258 ft².
Current LEED Certified Buildings on Campus
|Image||Building||LEED Scorecard Certification||Year Certified||Certification Type|
|Alumni House Addition||Silver||2022||New Construction|
|Chancellors Hall||Gold||2017||New Construction|
|Cohen Career Center||Gold||2011||New Construction|
|Integrated Science Center 3||Gold||2017||New Construction|
|Landrum Hall||Silver||2019||New Construction|
|Lemon and Hardy Halls||Certified||2007||New Construction|
|Marshall Wythe School of Law Addition||Silver||2019||New Construction|
|McLeod Tyler Wellness Center||Gold||2017||New Construction|
|Miller Hall (Mason School of Business)||Gold||2010||New Construction|
|Rec Center Renovations||Certified||2007||New Construction|
|School of Education||Gold||2011||New Construction|
|Tucker Hall||Gold||2015||New Construction|
|West Utility Plant||Gold||2020||New Construction|
|Greek Fraternity Community Building||Silver||2015||New Construction|
|Houses 660, 670, 710, 720, 730, 740, 750, 760 (included in the assessment of the three projects above Fraternity Housing)||Gold||2013||Homes|