TCU Sustainability Program


design & construction

The university has a stated goal to design new buildings and major retrofits for LEED certification.


Scharbauer Hall

74,000 square foot academic facility currently under construction, will be registered for LEED certification.


Certified staff

The University has four LEED-certified engineers and architects.


Brown-Lupton University Union

Construction of the new University Union incorporated many LEED initiatives, construction materials and practices. These included use of paints low in volatile organic compounds, which can diminish air quality, carpeting made of recycled materials, and environmentally friendly building materials and finishes.
The demolition of the original Student Center resulted in 92% of the debris being recycled.


TCU Admissions Building

The TCU Admissions Building was recently completed and earned a Gold-level LEED certification as established by the U.S. Green Building Council. This is the first impression of the university for prospective Horned Frogs. Read full story


Sherley Hall

Sherley Hall is a freshman dorm that is leading the way towards LEED certification for all of our buildings on campus. Sherley Hall was the first building on campus to receive Gold-level LEED certification. Read full story


DePaul University is noticing our efforts to be a more sustainable campus. This is an article about Sherley Hall’s LEED certification.

Dunaway contributed to the LEED certification of Sherley Hall and Scharbauer Hall. Read full story


“Green College”
TCU is one of three Texas universities recognized as a “Green College” by The Princeton Review. Read full story