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The University's Design  & Construction Standards mandate that all new construction or renovations exceeding costs of $2 million must be built to LEED Silver standards.
Currently, there are over 260,000 square feet of LEED-certified buildings on OHIO campuses. The Athens campus has 211,250
combined square feet of Silver-certified buildings, including  Walter International Education Center, Nelson Court Dining Hall,
and Schoonover Center for Communication Phase I. Schoonover Center for Communication Phase II brings in 34,950 of Gold-
certified square footage. The Chillicothe campus is also on the map with the Tech Studies Addition, contributing 14,000 square
feet in the Certified category. As of January 26, 2017, The District on West Green (formerly Boyd Dining Hall) is certified LEED Gold. This adds an additional 29,920 gross square feet of LEED-certified space, making OHIO's  total closer to 290,000 square feet.


The photos below highlight green building features in our LEED-certified buildings.



McCracken Hall


Green building display in McCracken McCracken Hall's green building display, highlighting LEED features of the recent renovation.