USGBC LEED - Certified GOLD
The new French Family Center Science, Math and Technology Center demonstrate a strong commitment to both innovation and the environment on the Ursuline campus. The facility is the first classroom building in the Southwest to be certified LEED Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council. This rating distinguishes the new Center as one of the most environmentally sustainable secondary educational facilities in the United States.
A Sustainable Science Courtyard serves as an outdoor “classroom” for students learning to be good stewards of natural resources. The Courtyard features drought tolerant plantings coupled with a rainwater collection system that feeds a water feature.