Trenton, NJ – April 20, 2010 –In the University’s ongoing pursuit of sustainability, Rider University recently received LEED™ Silver certification for the newest addition to the Lawrenceville campus, West Village Residence Halls. The new residence halls, which were completed for this past fall semester, are the University’s first buildings that were constructed to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED™) Silver Standard, something that Spiezle was able to provide with no additional cost to the University. “Spiezle was extremely helpful in providing guidance throughout the entire project and ensuring that the University received a quality finished product” stated Michael Reca, Associate Vice President of Rider University.
An industry leader in providing sustainable building and design, Spiezle is currently working on numerous projects that are incorporating the sustainable elements of the LEED™ program, including many projects seeking certification. “We approach every project with the idea of incorporating elements of sustainable design for our clients and are very proud of the fact that we are successful in helping them apply for and receive funding to cover many of these costs, whenever available,” stated Thomas Perrino, AIA, LEED™ap, Principal of Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc.