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Our LEED Buildings

Nobel Halls

Nobel Halls is comprised of Lauterbur and Yang Halls and was Stony Brook University's first LEED certified residence hall. The 600 bed residence hall was opened for the fall semester of 2010, is 173,000 square feet and consists of 104 suite style apartments which have 3 double bedrooms in each. Common elements such as lounges, small kitchens, student laundry, classrooms and offices are located on the 1st floor, with the addition of a cafe/lounge and 350 person meeting room. Nobel Halls incorporates sustainable design strategies and is currently registered under the United States Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program.

Building Attributes:

Building Address: West Drive at Circle Drive
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11790
Campus West Campus
Website: -
LEED Rating: Gold
Certification Date: Awarded May 2012
In Service Date: Fall 2011
Building Features:

Insulated metal panels are used for the exterior cladding creating a highly insulated building envelope while incorporating building materials with high recycled content.

Indoor Air Quality was a priority in the design of the HVAC systems and finishes, which contain no added urea formaldehyde were used.

The Building Management System (BMS) allows for highly efficient operation. Building systems which help in this efficient operation include variable frequency drives on pump motors, lighting occupancy controls, HVAC occupancy controls, the use of economizer controls on cooling units using outside air with no mechanical cooling and an energy wheel on a roof top unit serving our 350 person meeting space.

Leeds Facts For New Construction: Nobel Halls Residence
Sustainable Sites: 10/14
Water Efficiency: 4/5
Energy & Atmosphere: 11/17
Materials & Resources: 4/13
Indoor Environmental Quality: 9/15
Innovation: 4/5
Total Points: 42

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Nobel Halls

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