Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 74.18
Liaison Allie Schwartz
Submission Date Nov. 30, 2012
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Columbia University
ER-T2-3: Model Room in a Residence Hall

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Kristina Hernandez
Director Communications
Strategic Communications, Columbia University Facilities and Operations
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Does the institution have an occupied, formally designated model room in a residence hall that is open to students during regular hours and demonstrates sustainable living principles?:
Yes

A brief description of the model room:

In Woodbridge Hall rooms 7H, I and J, there are designated model rooms that demonstrate sustainable features. The model rooms were designed with the intent to standardize sustainable living space. The rooms have bamboo flooring, low flow toilets, sink faucets and showerheads, low VOC paint was used, Energy Star rated appliances were installed and have recycled glass counter tops.

Additionally, a living green wall was installed in Carmen Hall to provide improved indoor air quality and will display signage about its environmental benefits


The website URL where information about the model room in the residence hall is available:

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