Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 78.45
Liaison Emily Blandford
Submission Date May 15, 2012
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Georgia Institute of Technology
ER-T2-4: Themed Housing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Marcia Kinstler
Sustainability Director
Office of Environmental Stewardship
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Does the institution have sustainability-themed housing (residential floor or hall, or theme house) where residents learn about sustainability together and to which residents must apply?:

A brief description of the themed housing, including name(s) and descriptions of theme(s):

Georgia Tech has several sustainability themed residence options.

The North Avenue Apartments Residence Hall is the first LEED Existing Building Operations and Maintenance LEED certified building on the Georgia Tech campus. It is also the largest university residence hall in the world to be LEED Gold and EBOM certified. A former Olympic Village, it has once again earned a "Gold" medal. It is now a green home to 2000 students attending Georgia Tech. EBOM stands for Existing Building Operations and Maintenance.

STEM housing for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math focused women.

International House for students who want an international immersion experience while attending Georgia Tech's main campus. Over 40 percent of Georgia Tech's undergraduate students have a study abroad experience.

Housing's ThinkBIG program offers many programs but several have a strong sustainability features: Sustain & Outdoor, Kids@Nature, I-House, Thought for Food, etc. http://www.thinkbig.gatech.edu/

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The website URL where information about the themed housing is available:
The total number of residents in themed housing. :

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