American Public University System: Where LEED Meets the Street
This is an entry in the 2013 Climate Leadership Awards – click here to vote for the best in campus sustainability.
American Public University System uses innovative building practices to combine adaptive reuse of historic buildings and new construction built to LEED Gold standards. Along with building practices, the university has a comprehensive sustainability program that includes telecommuting for employees and electronics recycling with an eye toward charitable giving and supporting the local community. In addition, the university uses solar energy when possible to power its newer buildings.