An official LEED Gold plaque now resides in Baylor’s Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, home of the nationally ranked Hankamer School of Business (HSB).
The dynamic facility, which opened to faculty and students in August 2015, was awarded LEED Gold certification after satisfying rigorous standards that address the building’s environmental impact.
“LEED—Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design—is well aligned with our values at the Hankamer School of Business, so it was a priority from the very first day of planning, through the design process and during construction of our new home—the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation,” HSB Dean Terry S. Maness, BA ’71, MS ’72, said.
The Foster Campus achieved LEED Gold certification by implementing practical and measurable strategies and solutions aimed at achieving high performance in sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality. Some of the specific features include: