Disparities found in green ratings

Jeffrey Beard, an associate professor in the Department of Construction Management in the College of Engineering, recently compared two programs that certify buildings as environmentally friendly. He concluded that Green Globes certification is less expensive and easier to complete than Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, LEED, certification. The research… Continued

PISB receives LEED approval

Drexel University received LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for the Constantine N. Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building, according to a Sept. 20 University press release. PISB is the first building on Drexel’s campus to achieve LEED certification, a prestigious environmental award. The 150,000-square-foot structure is located at… Continued

More classes at 8 a.m. in the fall

The Office of the University Registrar released Drexel’s 2011-12 term master schedule July 5 after months of preparation to work around the loss of classrooms caused by the closing of Matheson Hall. The reduction in classroom space resulted in the fall term schedule having more 8 a.m. class sections and… Continued

South quad entrance to reopen by fall

After a long hiatus, the pathway leading through the Korman Quad will be opened up to Drexel students for use before the beginning of the fall term. The path, which leads through the quad opening onto Chestnut Street, was originally closed off in 2008 due to the beginning of construction… Continued