The University of Winnipeg’s Richardson College building has achieved gold LEED status.
The environment and science complex provides more than 30 state-of-the-art labs and classroom space for research in areas such as biology, chemistry, environmental studies and sciences, Indigenous science, urban planning and the social sciences.
“Our campus has increased in size by 35% in the past decade, yet we have surpassed our Kyoto goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions during that period,” said Dr. Annette Trimbee, president and vice-chancellor.
“Creating more energy efficient buildings and a “green” culture on campus is consistent with the values of our students, who want responsible stewardship of our resources.”
Richardson College joins a small group of 25 such buildings in Manitoba to be designated with LEED status.