Carnegie Mellon University: 300 South Craig Street

Carnegie Mellon University: 300 South Craig Street

Project Information

USGBC Project ID: 10002756


300 South Craig Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Project Details

Completion Date: 2006

Building Size (sq. ft.): 68,000

The 300 South Craig Street project houses offices, computer labs, CMU Police Department and retail shops. Design team members improved energy performance with the use of a desiccant wheel and provided users with controls to customize their environments. CMU maintains clean and nontoxic interiors.

In the News

LEED Green Building Features

Sustainable Sites

The renovation of the existing building took place within a local business district. The conversion of the first floor was designed to include pedestrian scale retail space.

Energy & Atmosphere

A desiccant wheel provides energy savings through passive dehumidification. Customized environment controls are provided for occupants as well.

Materials & Resources

Contractors expertly managed construction waste. They also used high-recycled content.

Indoor Environmental Quality

There is a preponderance of low-emitting and non-toxic materials.


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