Penn State's Student Health Center is a silver rated LEED-certified building. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification is a national standard for green building construction. Human and environmental health factors considered are: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality. Additional information about LEED certification and green building practices can be found on the U.S. Green Building Council website.
A Healthy Planet = A Healthy You
Human and environmental health are inextricably tied. University Health Services (UHS) is committed to fostering a healthy Penn State campus through its sustainability practices, policies and educational initiatives.
Penn State Green Teams
UHS staff are actively involved in green initiatives at Penn State through the Student Health Center Green Team, the Student Affairs Sustainability Team and other Penn State sustainability efforts. You can learn more about Penn State's commitment to sustainability at http://www.green.psu.edu/.