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...?

Reduce waste and exposure to harmful chemicals by cleaning bare floors with a damp reusable acrylic yarn dust mop, instead of a chemically-treated, disposable mopping pad system. Spot clean rugs, or deep clean them with plant-based solvents and steam extraction instead of using toxic dry cleaning chemicals.