LEED Certified Buildings
Our Commitment to LEED Certified Buildings
Loyola has committed all new construction & renovations, where possible, to at least a Silver rating through the US Green Building Council’s LEED standard. Current LEED certified buildings include the Klarchek Information Commons and Cuneo Hall.
The University's Richard J. Klarchek Information Commons is LEED Silver certified
- Uses double-skin facade for passive management of heat flow and natural ventilation - a first in Chicago. Additional design includes a vast array of innovative environmentally friendly technology and recycled materials. Click here to learn more about this building's environmental features.
Loyola’s newest building, Cuneo Hall, is a cutting-edge, high-performance academic center designed to be highly energy efficient. Features include:
- 60% more energy efficient than similar buildings due to mechanical, electrical and plumbing features.
- Exploit daylighting to save money on lighting costs and improve the learning environment.
- Operable windows and the main atrium design allow natural ventilation with a room-by-room user interface.
- Advanced radiant in-ceiling system provides additional heating and cooling in classrooms.
- High performance exterior includes advanced technology with a traditional appearance that compliments and fits into the original campus plans.