Cornell Tech - NYC

LEED Certified - Gold and Platinum


Cornell Tech campus at sunset
The buildings of Cornell Tech - NYC are some of the largest Net-Zero emission buildings in the US. 

The Cornell Tech Campus, located on Roosevelt Island, NYC, is home to multiple LEED Certified buildings. The Bloomberg Center (Certified Platinum) is the academic hub and home base of the campus. Construction phases for other buildings on the campus have been Certified Gold, insuring the other buildings on campus are up to LEED standards.

See the Cornell Tech website for more information on the campus: https://tech.cornell.edu 

See the additional Cornell Tech building reports on the US Green Building Council website: https://www.usgbc.org/projects?keys=Cornell+tech 

 
Students work inside the Bloomberg Center
Students work inside the Bloomberg Center


Project Highlights

The Bloomberg Center: A rooftop photovoltaic array system and geothermal heating and cooling systems make the building extremely energy efficient. It's power is generated entirely on campus, making it one of the largest Net-Zero energy buildings in the United States. 

The House: The completed on-campus housing for faculty and students is  the first residential high-rise to be built to Passive House standards, exemplifying Cornell's efforts to lead the way on sustainability. 

 

Related News

New home for Computing and Information Science to rise (Cornell Chronicle 1/23/14)

High Tech and High Design, Cornell's Roosevelt Island Campus Opens (The New York Times 9/13/17)

Living in the First Passive-House High-Rise (The New York Times 7/22/19)

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