LAKERS TOGETHER: Grand Valley is preparing for successful learning experiences when classes resume on Aug. 31. Learn more about the plan for fall in this handbook.
The Holton-Hooker Learning and Living Center on the Allendale Campus has recently been awarded LEED® Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, demonstrating Grand Valley's commitment to sustainable progress through innovative design and construction.
Currently, Grand Valley has 1.9 million square feet of LEED-certified structures – 24 sites and structures in total.
Grand Valley has committed to designing and building to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification levels. LEED buildings use 30 percent less energy, 40 percent less water, and 75 percent less material than regular buildings.
• 50% of GVSU facilities are at Gold Level
• 37% of GVSU facilities are at Silver Level
• 8% of GVSU facilities are at Platinum Level
• 5% of GVSU facilities are at Certified Level