Sustainable

Housing Blog Posts tagged with Sustainable

05

Jan
2016

Sierra Madre Villages Earns Top Environmental Award

UCSB’s newest apartment complex, Sierra Madre Villages, has just been awarded a LEED* Platinum certification, under ‘LEED for Homes’, by the U.S. Green Building...

25

Feb
2015

UCSB Santa Cruz Residence Hall

Santa Cruz Residence Hall was extensively renovated this past summer and now offers earth-friendly living to UCSB students. Housing & Residential Services is seeking a LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Gold rating through a program administered by the US Green Building Council. Many sustainable measures were...

10

Jul
2014

We are pleased to announce that Anacapa Residence Hall has received LEED* Gold certification! It is the second project of a consecutive 3-year plan to renovate the two-story residence halls on campus, with Santa Rosa Residence Hall completed in 2012 (also awarded LEED Gold) and Santa Cruz Residence Hall currently under construction...
08

Feb
2014

California is projected to have the driest year on record in 2014. Here’s how you can reduce your water footprint:

  • 10 minute showers use 17.5 gallons of water. Take 5 minute showers instead, which only use 8.75 gallons.
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08

Jul
2013

We are proud to share that Santa Rosa Residence Hall has been awarded LEED* Gold certification by the US Green Building Council following a significant effort to upgrade and renew the building in summer 2012. Santa Rosa was originally built in 1954 and is the oldest LEED certified building at UCSB...