University of Montana works on green design and construction standards

Feb. 4, 2008
"Griz Green" standards will be similar to LEED guidelines

The University of Montana is putting together new design and construction standards for campus buildings called "Griz Green" that will be comparable to the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED guidelines. In building an addition to its law school, the university is incorporating several sustainable design elements--geothermal cooling, energy-efficient lighting upgrades and construction waste recycling. Facilities managers say the proposed Griz Green standards will make campus buildings a better long-term investment.

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