Cassat and James Residence Halls
Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota
The two new student housing buildings, connected by tunnel, have a timeless design that blends with the architecture of the campus, yet highlight the latest in sustainable features. The buildings add 230 beds in suite and dormitory style to the campus.
“Green” features include a photovoltaic power system, solar thermal hot water system, radiant in-floor heating, air-to-air heat recovery, high efficiency, motion-controlled lighting, and water-conserving plumbing features. The project achieved LEED Gold Certification. It was also recognized as a 2010 Minnesota Construction Association: Best Sustainable Project and Best Project Over $10 Million, as well as a Finance and Commerce 2010 Top Project.