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Life Sciences Building view of the front entrance
Life Sciences Building view of the front entrance

Award: Silver
Certified: November 20, 2021
Type: LEED 2009 New Construction

Notable LEED Features

  • development on a brownfield site (soil was remediated)
  • diversion of construction waste to landfills or incineration facilities
  • bioretention basins to treat storm water runoff
  • low-flow plumbing fixtures
  • 24.6% energy cost savings through various efficiency measures:
  • wall and roof insulation that exceeds the ASHRAE minimum requirements
  • occupancy sensors in all lab and office spaces
  • a high efficiency water-cooled centrifugal chiller
  • airflow reset during unoccupied hours
  • gas water heater with 96% thermal efficiency
  • use of low-emitting materials, increased outdoor air ventilation
  • addition of occupant controls for lighting and thermal comfort
  • maximization of daylight while limiting glare

For more information:
US Green Building Council website
UH News article
PV system page
Mānoa Campus map

Last modified: August 5, 2021
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