Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 55.78
Liaison Jennifer McLaughlin
Submission Date Dec. 9, 2019
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STARS v2.1

South Dakota State University
IN-27: Innovation D

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Jennifer McLaughlin
Sustainability Intern
Facilities and Services
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
PH01:BRK / Passive House Brookings

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

SDSU Department of Architecture has been awarded a Future Funds grant by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development to integrate curriculum using relevant technologies specified by U.S. Passive House Standards. The initiative is an ongoing, self-sustaining and collaborative effort led by student design teams. The grant provides for training, research and monitoring of new and existing Passive Houses, and most visibly, the design, development, and construction of PH01:BRK, the first passive house in Brookings. Students helped design the building and a local construction firm built the home. The goal is for fund generated from selling the house will fund construction of the next passive house in Brookings. The goal is also to show that the building is viable and economical in Brookings.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Curriculum

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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