Cleveland State University’s Washkewicz Hall receives LEED Gold rating for environmental performance
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Washkewicz Hall, home to Cleveland State University’s College of Engineering, has been awarded LEED Gold certification, the second highest of four levels of certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council, the university said in a news release.
The LEED system, short for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, establishes widely used measurable standards for environmental performance by buildings.
Gold is the second highest of four levels including Platinum, Silver and Certified.
Completed in 2017, Washkewicz Hall was designed by the national architecture and engineering firm of HED, and CBLH Design of Cleveland.
Located on the south side of Chester Avenue at East 24th Street, the building includes teaching and research laboratories, simulation labs for computer modeling, student collaboration spaes and “smart” classrooms, according to CSU’s website.
It earned LEED Gold status for sustainable features that include:
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