Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Genome Sciences Building Wins Sustainability Award

The U.S. Green Building Council North Carolina Chapter recently awarded UNC’s Genome Sciences Building the 2013 Thomas Edison Award for Sustainability. The new Genome Sciences Building and Bell Tower amphitheater provide a vital link between north campus and the medical school and were built on a former surface parking lot. The LEED Gold building features energy efficient lighting, high-performance glazing, special concrete for thermal performance, integrated shading devices, non-potable water supplies, chilled beams in the laboratories, and a green roof. Read more »