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The University of Utah is committed to building a campus that will serve as an innovative model for current and future generations.

Achieving LEED Certification

The University seeks third-party verification for green ­­­buildings through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified buildings. LEED buildings exemplify advancements in planning, construction, maintenance, and operations that result in less energy, less water usage, and reduction in greenhouse emissions. Additionally, these advancements save money. 

University of Utah LEED Certified Buildings

Name Location  Rating
S.J. Quinney College of Law SLC  Platinum
Frederick Albert Sutton Geology Building SLC  Gold
James LeVoy Sorenson Molecular Biotechnology Building SLC  Gold
Jon M. and Karen Huntsman Basketball Facility SLC  Gold
L.S. Skaggs Pharmacy Research Building SLC  Gold
Natural History Museum of Utah SLC  Gold
V. Randall Turpin Building SLC  Gold
University of Utah Specialty Care Center South Jordan  Gold
Rio Tinto Kennecott Mechanical Engineering Building Renovation SLC  Gold
Annette Poulson Cumming College of Nursing Building SLC  Silver
Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts and Education Complex SLC  Silver
Ray and Tye Noorda Oral Health Sciences Building SLC  Silver
Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building SLC  Silver
Spence and Cleone Eccles Football Center SLC  Silver
Thatcher Building for Biological and Biophysical Chemistry SLC  Silver
Huntsman Cancer Institute – The Primary Children’s & Families’ Cancer Research Center SLC  Cert
Eccles Health Sciences Education Building SLC  Cert


University of Utah LEED Buildings in Process

The University of Utah has several buildings that are in the process of LEED certification or are being designed/ constructed to achieve LEED status. 

Name Location  Status
Lassonde Studios SLC  Certification In process
George S. Eccles Student Life Center SLC  Certification In process
Murray Community Clinic Murray  Certification in process
Gary & Ann Crocker Science Center SLC  Certification in process
Kem Gardner Building SLC  Certification in process