Patricia Andrasik, assistant professor of architecture, was quoted in a story in University Business on the LEED EB:O+M certification by students of Crough Hall. See below.

Students LEED the way in green building on campus

From: University Business Author: Lauren Williams

Back in September, the Crough Center at The Catholic University of America (D.C.) became the first building in the world to be LEED certified by students as part of a formal course.

Developed in 2011 by Patricia Andrasik, assistant professor of architecture, the LEED Lab course not only teaches students about green building codes and projects, but certifies them in LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance, or EB: O+M.


"Seeing these students facilitating these meetings and engaging with administra-tors is very exciting," she says. "LEED Lab students are truly the catalyst for change at CUA."

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