Construction

As Rockefeller maintains and improves facilities, there is a commitment to make choices in construction design and materials that lessen the impact on the environment.

Collaborative Research Center

The Collaborative Research Center (CRC) is scheduled to earn a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certificate from the U.S. Green Building Council after Flexner Hall is finished in 2012. A LEED certificate indicates that the CRC has met the nationally accepted benchmarks for the design, construction and operation of a high-performance green building.

The CRC is designed to utilize natural light and includes:

General Construction

Did you know...?

Indoor plants remove up to 87 percent of volatile organic compounds formaldehyde and benzene, for example, which are found in everyday items like rugs and paint.