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State University of New York Cortland - Dragon Hall

Energy efficiency promotes energy education

  • LEED

    Certified Platinum

  • Solar

    Power

  • 64K

    Square Feet

  • Cortland, New York

    Cortland, New York

A LEED-Platinum residence hall to enhance the student experience at the State University of New York Cortland

For many students, their residence is the first time they get a real taste of independence, and it can define their school experience. They maintain their own space, manage their own time, and are part of a new society. At the State University of New York (SUNY) Cortland, the Dragon Hall residence also encourages students to manage their energy use.

How does Dragon Hall engage residents in the green conservation of energy? An information screen in the lobby lets students track details about energy consumption in their building. Each suite is outfitted so students can monitor and control their own electricity use—helping them learn how to reduce their carbon footprint. In addition to green living, students can cook in one of the four fully-equipped kitchens or relax in the ground floor’s multi-purpose room with a big screen TV and pool table.

Key to the building’s 43.6 percent better than baseline energy efficiency are a chilled beam mechanical system, a photo-voltaic roof, and water-efficient fixtures and irrigation. Our team rounded out the building with environmentally sensitive lighting and highly efficient insulation, and the result surpassed the expectations of the SUNY Cortland community.

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Scott Storlid, Senior Vice President, Business Leader, Environmental Services (US East)

My focus - People, Projects, Delivery. Developing teams where the best people provide great science, responsiveness, and quality service.
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  • Scott Storlid

    Senior Vice President, Business Leader, Environmental Services (US East)

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