Green Building Features: Norton-Clark III Renovation
A new dual-flush toilet in Norton Hall.
Norton-Clark III Residence Hall was renovated in Summer 2009 to include a variety of upgrades and features, many of which reduced the facility's environmental impact.
- Complete retrofit of the buildings' light fixtures to more efficient fluorescent T8, CFL, and other high-efficiency bulbs
- Occupancy sensors throughout the facilities to control use of lighting
- Reduced air conditioning in public and activity spaces
- More efficient and individualized control over residence room heating
- High-efficiency plumbing fixtures
- Dual-flush toilets, a first on campus
- Drought-resistant, native landscaping throughout the grounds
- Subterranean drainage systems filtering water back into the natural aquifer
- High-efficiency irrigation equipment
- High diversion rate for construction waste
- New and additional bike racks
- A completely new Green Bikes Shop with updated features and storage and greater visibility