Leadership Studies
Kansas State University
103 Leadership Studies Building
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-6085
785-532-6542 fax


Building Summer Hours

Monday-Friday:
7 am - 5 pm

 

Radina's Summer Hours
Monday-Friday:
8 am - 2 pm

Sustainability

The Leadership Studies Building has been approved by the U.S. Green Building Council at the “Gold” certification level.

  1. Following is a list of sustainable building achievements for the School of Leadership Studies:
    1. Reduced transportation impact by building in an established neighborhood
    2. Restored habitat and optimized open space and vegetation
    3. Reduced storm water impact
    4. Reduced heat gain
    5. Reduced need for irrigation due to landscaping selection
    6. Reduced potable water use by 50% inside building with fixture selection
  2. Energy and atmosphere
    1. Increase in energy efficiency – 28% (minimum standard 14%)
    2. Reduced environmental impact from using less energy to heat and cool the building
  3. Materials and resources
    1. Designated recycling center in the building to create a culture of recycling
    2. Construction waste management (Diverted 95% of debris from landfill)
    3. Recycled material 10%, mainly steel and fly ash from concrete
    4. Supported local economies to reduce transportation impact
  4. Indoor Environmental quality
    1. Low emitting materials (e.g., adhesives and sealants, paints, carpet, composite wood)
    2. Provided motion sensor lighting controls
    3. Walk off mats capture dirt and dust particles as people walk into building
  5. Innovation & design
    1. Maximized Open Space
    2. Exemplary credit for waste diversion

LEED Certification

The School of Leadership Studies is proud to have been the first LEED certified building on K-State's campus.  Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the LEED® Green Building Rating System™ is a framework for identifying, implementing, and measuring green building and neighborhood design, construction, operations, and maintenance.  The mission of the LEED initiative is to encourage and accelerate global adoption of sustainable and green building and neighborhood development practices through the creation and implementation of a universally understood and accepted benchmark encompassing existing and new standards, tools, and performance criteria.