Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), is a program of the US Green Building Council (USGBC) In 2006, New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson passed Executive Order 2006-001 that states that all new state buildings and remodels over 15,000 square feet will be built to LEED Silver certification or above.It is redefining the way we think about the places where we live, work and learn. LEED provides building owners and facilities managers with a framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions.

LEED v4.1

  • LEED is always improving and with each new version the green building industry is raised. Thus improving energy performance to building design and health of people. LEED has encouraged project teams to go above and beyond the status quo.

With our first LEED certified building in 2009 on the DACC Alamogordo campus.

NMSU Las Cruces Main Campus

ASNMSU Center for the Arts (Gold)
Agricultural Center (Gold)
American Indian Student Center (Silver)
Auxiliary Service Building – Bookstore (Gold)
Chamisa Village Residence Hall Phase II (Gold)
Football Coaches Office (Silver)
Gardiner Hall Remodel (Silver)
Health and Social Services Annex (Gold)
Devasthali Hall(Pending Silver)
Juniper(Pending Silver)
NMDA Addition (Gold)
Undergraduate Learning Center(Silver)
IPP (Silver)

  • Upcoming Agricultural Modernization Project
    • Biomedical Research Bldg (In Design)
    • Food Science Learning and Safety Facility(In Design)
    • Feed Mill and Processing Facility(In Design)
  • NMDA (In Design)

 

Doña Ana Community College Las Cruces Campus

East Mesa Phase 5 Auditorium (Gold)
East Mesa Phases 6 and 7 (Silver)
Gadsden Center Remodel and Addition (Gold)
Hatch Center (Silver)

Gadsden Center Phase 3 (Pending Silver with possibility of Gold)

 

Alamogordo Campus

Advanced Technology Center (Gold)
Health Sciences Center, Alamogordo DACC (Gold)


Carlsbad Campus

Allied Health Building (Silver)

 

Grants Campus

Child Development Center for NMSU Grants (Silver)

FAQ

What is LEED?

  • LEED-certified buildings are more environmentally friendly. Green buildings practice the construction, design, and operation to make the best of health and productivity. They use fewer resources, decrease waste, and harmful environmental impacts.

Why do we use LEED?

  • In 2006, New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson passed Executive Order 2006-001 which states that all new state buildings and remodels over 15,000 square feet will be built to LEED Silver certification or above.