First Peoples House at UVic earns LEED gold

The First Peoples House is the fifth on campus to achieve the status. Its sustainable features include a green roof and natural light in 90 per cent of the building.

  • Jul. 21, 2011 6:00 a.m.

The University of Victoria’s First Peoples House is the most recent campus facility to achieve the gold-level standard in environmental design and sustainability. On July 18, the Canada Green Building Council officially recognized the building, opened last year, with gold-level certification in its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building program.

The First Peoples House is the fifth on campus to achieve the status. Its sustainable features include a green roof and natural light in 90 per cent of the building.