Grainger hall and stone arch

Grainger Hall

The 70,000-square-foot home of the Nicholas School houses five classrooms, a 105-seat auditorium, 45 private offices, 72 open office spaces, a 32-seat computer lab, an outdoor courtyard, the Wegner Art Gallery, conference rooms, shared workrooms, wellness rooms and common areas.

Grainger Hall, which opened in 2014, is LEED Platinum certified by the U.S. Green Building Council, signifying that it meets or exceeds the highest standards for sustainability and green design. Green features include:

  • A green roof with experimental garden
  • Solar hot water and photovoltaic systems
  • Greywater and rainwater recycling for toilets and irrigation
  • Natural lighting
  • Chilled beam system for air-conditioning
  • Thermal corridor providing natural insulation for offices and laboratories

Specifications of Green Features

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