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Sustainability: Project Construction

Sustainability: Project Construction

Project Construction includes any construction, renovation, or remodeling project around campus. Some of the current and notable construction projects are the Boer-Bennink Residence Hall renovation, Covenant Fine Arts Center renovation, and the Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex construction.

General Initiatives

Prior to Construction

  • Site Impact Management
  • Habitat Mitigation
  • LEED Certified Principles Incorporated into Design

During Construction

  • Demolition Waste Recycling (see pictures to the right)
  • Recycled Product Purchasing
  • Local Product Purchasing
  • Low Emission Materials
  • Storm Water Management
  • Reuse of Existing Furniture/Equipment
  • Heat Reflective Roofing
  • Energy Efficient Windows
  • Water Efficient Landscaping

Post Construction

  • Storm Water Runoff Management
  • Calvin Recycling Program
  • Green Cleaning Program

Demolition Waste Recycling

The bench below sits in the Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex (SFC). Many don't know that this bench was made from a tree that was cut down during the construction of the Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex.

During the construction and renovation of the Covenant Fine Arts Center many materials (show below) were recycled.

Recycled Construction Waste