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LEED certification

Construction

Driveway, retention pond

The roof

Solar hot water system

The floor

Energy efficiency, lighting

Water conservation, sewage

Showers, furniture

"Green" transportation

LEED certification plaque


IU Research and Teaching Preserve
Field Lab Green Features
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The gravel driveway selected for this project was not only an economically sound choice, but allows for eco-friendly infiltration and evaporation of storm water.

A traditional asphalt driveway would have resulted in more emissions and heat-trap effects which can alter the climate of the plants around the area. Gravel helps to negate the heat trap.

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