Welcome to LEED at Campbell Hall!

The Campbell Hall renovation anticipates receiving a Gold certification, becoming the second LEED certified building on Agnes Scott’s 100 acre campus. This building with combined residential and academic uses will provide the perfect infrastructure for living and learning, especially in relation to Agnes Scott’s sustainability efforts. As part of our mission to live honorably, the college accepts the challenge of environmental stewardship, commit to education and leadership in sustainability, and seek to balance what the college takes from and returns to the world’s natural resources.

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  1. Sustainable Sites: Secure bicycle racks and accessible changing facilities near Campbell Hall help promote clean commuting options.
  2. Site Selection: Reuse of an existing historic building limits waste and new construction material. It also does not increase impervious surface on campus.
  3. Site Selection: Convenient access to alternative transportation options reduces CO2 emissions and improves regional air quality.
  4. Water Efficiency: The low flow fixtures in these bathrooms contribute to reducing water consumption by thousands of gallons per year.
  5. Water Efficiency: The low flow fixtures used in these bathrooms save 40% more water compared to conventional fixtures.
  6. Energy & Atmosphere: Maintaining Campbell Hall’s large windows provides natural day-lighting throughout the building, thus reducing electricity usage.
  7. Energy & Atmosphere: Campbell Hall is heated and cooled by a geothermal HVAC system which is the most energy efficient HVAC system available in 2014. The energy saved will greatly reduce the college’s carbon footprint long-term.
  8. Indoor Environmental Air Quality: Environmentally preferred cleaning products are used throughout Campbell Hall to reduce airborne chemicals.
  9. Water Efficiency: The geothermal HVAC system used to heat and cool Campbell Hall saves over half a million gallons of water per year.
  10. Materials & Resources: Over 95% of the construction waste was recycled or salvaged, resulting in over 200 tons of material diverted from the landfill.
  11. Indoor Environmental Air Quality: The use of low VOC paint, coatings and adhesives helps reduce impacts to the environment and personal health. Carpet and furniture are manufactured with low-emitting materials which also contributes to improved indoor air quality.
  12. Indoor Environmental Air Quality: The use of interior glass walls throughout Campbell Hall enhances natural light, therefore providing a more productive workspace.
  13. Materials & Resources: All paper goods used in Campbell Hall are environmentally safe, non-toxic and have a high post-consumer recycled content.
  14. Site Selection: Campbell Hall was designed with a stormwater management plan that promotes natural filtration, collection, and reuse with minimal processing.
  15. Indoor Environmental Air Quality: Ventilation, including some operable windows, throughout Campbell Hall was designed in order to enhance indoor air quality.
  16. Materials & Resources: Exterior historic architectural elements were salvaged and refurbished for reuse in the building renovation.