Auburn Hills Campus Earns LEED® Silver designation from the U.S. Green Building Council
May 30, 2012 - Thomas M. Cooley Law School will recognize the designation of its 130,000-square-foot Auburn Hills campus as a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) facility at a community certification event. The campus received the LEED Silver designation from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) – which uses LEED certification to identify the greenest, energy efficient and high-performing buildings.
Cooley's Auburn Hills campus was designed and constructed in collaboration with Rockford Construction of Grand Rapids, Mich. and SHW Group Architects-Engineers of Detroit, Mich. The campus is the only law school facility in Michigan to achieve LEED Silver status and the fourth law school in the nation to be LEED certified.
Expected guests include Don LeDuc, President and Dean, Cooley Law School; John Nussbaumer, Associate Dean, Cooley Law School, Auburn Hills campus; L. Brooks Patterson, Oakland County Executive; Maureen Hammond, Mayor Pro Tem of Auburn Hills; Jim Chatas, SHW Group Architects-Engineers; and Shane Napper, Project Manager Rockford Construction.
About Cooley Law School: Founded in 1972, the Thomas M. Cooley Law School is a private, nonprofit, independent law school accredited by the American Bar Association and the Higher Learning Commission. Cooley has provided its more than 16,000 graduates with the practical skills necessary for a seamless transition from academia to the real world. Cooley offers its Juris Doctor program, Joint Degree programs, and Master of Laws programs three times a year with enrollment in January, May and September. Cooley Law School has campuses across Michigan in Lansing, Auburn Hills, Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor, and its new campus in Tampa Bay, Florida.