College Planning & Management

MAY 2013

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INTERIORS SMALL-SCALE SUSTAINABILITY With sustainability in mind for the renovation of the Veterans Center at William Patterson University in Wayne, NJ, CRI Green Label Plus-certified carpet was selected. The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI)'s Green Label program tests carpet, cushions, and adhesives in order to identify products with very low emissions of VOCs, and Green Label Plus specifically tests carpet and adhesives. This enhanced program sets an even higher standard for IAQ. Turn-key dining, collaborative space design 800.788.1028 70 COLLEGE PLANNING & MANAGEMENT / MAY 2013 filter in while controlling unwanted heat gain. The installation of the shades will dramatically reduce the cooling load during the summer months and allow heat gain during the winter months, saving energy year round. Comprised of operable windows, the south wall will allow users to regulate passive cooling on temperate days. The introduction of outside air also creates a healthier environment by replacing stale air with fresh, allowing for additional air exchange during the day. Careful selection of lighting fi xtures and energy management controls will streamline the mechanical and electrical systems in the WWW.PLANNING 4EDUCATION.COM

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