Campus Spotlight

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March 26, 2014
Photo by A. Sue Weisler

Nabil Nasr, associate provost and director of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, holds a plaque certifying the GIS building as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum. He is joined by, from left, U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) President Rick Fedrizzi; John Moore, RIT’s assistant vice president for Facilities Management Services; and Tracie Hall, executive director of USGBC’s New York Upstate Chapter. At a March 26 news conference, the USGBC announced that the facility rates among the top 1 percent of all green buildings in the United States today. Platinum is the highest standard that can be achieved in the rating system.

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