Green buildings

UM 's new buildings and major renovations are all LEED Silver certified

The design, construction, and performance of buildings are a key piece in the University’s commitment. This commitment is extraordinarily important as not only does it minimize the impact on the environment, but it also promotes quality of life and health of the occupants. As an institution utterly committed to sustainability, the University of Miami Facilities Design and Construction Department has taken an aggressive approach, taking the lead through a progressive Green Building policy.

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Gables One Tower: Energy Star certified.

The Gables One Tower Building has been designated Energy Star by the EPA for the second year in a row. Learn more about Energy Star Buildings here


University of Miami is an active member of the Better Buildings Alliance 

Through the Better Buildings Alliance, members in different market sectors work with the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) exceptional network of research and technical experts to develop and deploy innovative, cost-effective, energy-saving solutions that lead to better technologies, more profitable businesses, and better buildings in which we work, shop, eat, stay, and learn. Join today to start saving energy in your commercial buildings.


UM Residential Community Honored with Dream Green Reality Award
Smathers Four Fillies Farm development is the winner of the Urban Land Institute Woolbright Dream Green Reality Award
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     University of Miami named "Green Campus" by the Princeton Review