Gallery: Western Michigan University Completes Sangren Hall, a New Eco ...

Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo was hoping to renovate its out-of-date Sangren Hall, but instead built a larger, more efficient and greener version. The School of Education's headquarters is now the heart of the campus and has 50 classrooms; every student who graduates with a four-year degree will take at least one class in the building. Designed by SHW Group to achieve LEED Gold certification, Sangren Hall is a powerhouse for education with a green roof, lots of energy efficiency strategies and will soon have a photovoltaic system to provide for some of its demand.

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