Wofford College Building Environmental Studies Center

SPARTANBURG, SC – Wofford College has broken ground on its new environmental studies center that will be Green Globe-certified for its sustainable and environmentally conscious features, such as a partial green roof and solar roof panels. Green Globe certification is a structured assessment of the sustainability performance of the facility.

Wofford College Environmental Buidling

The 20,000-square-foot facility will feature advanced laboratory space, a seminar room, outdoor patio and garden spaces, and classroom and office space for Wofford’s Department of Environmental Studies as well as the other sciences.

The building also will include a system for capturing rainwater for irrigation and will use cross-laminated timbers, which are made of sustainable, all-wood construction.