GREER ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES CENTER

Virginia Wesleyan University, Norfolk, Virginia
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A facility to study the earth that is like no place on earth.

Meet the one-of-a-kind Greer Environmental Sciences Center at Virginia Wesleyan University, named as a tribute to School President Billy Greer. This highly advanced facility will serve as a cornerstone to the environmental sciences program and incorporates many environmentally-friendly features within its construction. Once completed, the LEED GOLD certified Greer Environmental Sciences Center will demonstrate how natural energy can be used practically and efficiently, making a measurable difference in our natural world.

ABOUT THE CENTER

SCHEDULED FOR COMPLETION AUGUST 1, 2017

36,711

Square-Foot Facility

7

Customized laboratory spaces for chemistry, biology, oceanography, hydrology, marine and earth sciences as well as Geospatial Information Systems

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

Photo-voltaic panels

(provide solar power)

Rain water
collection system

Geothermal ground-source
heat exchange

(for heating and cooling)
OUR PARTNERS:
Virginia Welsleyan College
VMDO Architects