Campus Sustainability Tour
This page allows you to participate in a self-guided tour to engage in the Sustainable Achievements of Purdue University. Use the ‘Sustainability Built-In’
map as your guide or The Purdue Arboretum Explorer
to discover plants on campus, environmental stewardship on campus, historic landmarks, and other landscape features which symbolize the history and traditions of Purdue.
LEED – New Construction
What is LEED® - Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a set of rating systems for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of green buildings, homes and neighborhoods.
Gatewood/Mechanical Engineering – LEED Gold
Marriott Hall – LEED Gold
France A. Cordova Recreational Sports Center – LEED Gold
Krach Leadership Center – LEED Gold
Third Street Suites – LEED Gold
Herrick Laboratories – In Process
LEED-EB (LEED – Existing Buildings: O+M) - A rating system released in Oct. 2004 for Existing Buildings; this program is geared towards rewarding buildings for ongoing green maintenance and facilities practices.
Jerry S. Rawls Hall – In Process
Dauch Alumni Center – In Process
What is Green Globes ® - Green Globes for New Construction (Green Globes-NC) uses two stages for assessment and certification. The preliminary assessment occurs after concept design when construction documents are available, while the final assessment occurs after construction. Users can evaluate their systems based on the amount of applicable points in seven categories.
Bindley Expansion – In Process
Drug Discovery Building – In Process
Health & Human Services – In Process
Why add a Green Roof - Green roofs serve several purposes for a building, such as absorbing rainwater, providing insulation, creating a habitat for wildlife, and helping to lower urban air temperatures and mitigate the heat island effect.
Schleman Hall of Student Services
Hampton Hall of Civil Engineering
What is Pervious Pavement - Pervious Pavement is a special type of concrete with a high porosity used for concrete flatwork applications that allows water from precipitation and other sources to pass directly through, thereby reducing the runoff from a site and allowing groundwater recharge.
Black Cultural Center
Ross-Ade Stadium Lot
Armory Parking Lot
How do Bioswales help - Bioswales are landscape elements designed to remove silt and pollution from surface runoff water. They consist of a swaled drainage course with gently sloped sides (less than six percent) and filled with vegetation, compost and/or riprap.
Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts
Armory Parking Lot
Third Street Suites
Harrison Street Curbsides