Berea College’s “Deep Green” Residence Hall Earns World’s Highest LEED Score

Apr 22, 2014 No Comments by

Berea College’s Deep Green Residence Hall has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v2009 Platinum Certification and a score of 90 points, making the facility the highest-scoring, LEED-certified residence hall in the world. The LEED certification denotes independent verification from the U.S. Green Building Council that a building is designed and constructed “using strategies aimed […]

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Berea Dedicates “Deep Green” Residence Hall

Oct 17, 2013 3 Comments

The dedication ceremony of the new "Deep Green" residence hall, believed to be one of the world's "greenest," was held Friday, October 18. Three years in the making, this 42,000 square foot, three-story facility with 66 rooms houses 120 students. Deep Green is expected to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v2009 Platinum Certification by […]

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Berea College Opens One of the World’s Greenest Residence Halls

Aug 26, 2013 3 Comments

Three years in the making, one of the world’s “greenest” residence hall, Berea College’s newly constructed “Deep Green” Residence Hall, is open to students for the 2013 fall term. Dubbed “Deep Green” until a permanent name is chosen, this 42,000 square foot, three-story facility with 66 rooms will house 120 students. Deep Green is expected […]

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Berea College & Messer Construction Co. partner with Kentucky Labor Cabinet to promote jobsite safety

Aug 24, 2012 No Comments

On August 21, 2012, Berea College and Messer Construction Co. entered into a partnership agreement with the Kentucky Labor Cabinet and the Construction Partnership Program of Kentucky to enhance the safety and health of workers during the construction Berea College’s “Deep Green Residence Hall” project. “We can have these cooperative relationships rather than the confrontational […]

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Berea College Begins Construction on “Deep Green Residence Hall”

Apr 12, 2012 8 Comments

Berea College will begin construction on what will be the most energy-efficient residence hall in the commonwealth of Kentucky, if not the country, in April 2012. The three-story, 42,000 square foot building – referred to as the “Deep Green Residence Hall” – will be constructed adjacent to Boone Tavern Hotel & Restaurant and will house […]

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