Inside the Gate
  Views from Campus
Peter Dorman, AUBís 15th president
Presidents of AUB
The Green Issue
Saving the Cedars: The Tannourine Project
Itís War on the Environment
IGESP: Finding Solutions for the Earthís Problems
Is AUB Green?
Alumni Profile
Maingate Connections
Alumni Happenings
Class Notes
AUB Reflections
In Memoriam
From the Editors
Letters to the Editors
Presidents of AUB
New Center for Civic Engagement and Community Service
Coming to Your Own Back Yard: Seeds of Hope
Three Words...
Nostalgia and Hope: Greater Washington Chapter Exhibition
Randa Khalil: Platinum Green LEED in British Columbia
Remembering Iliya Harik (BA '56, MA '58)
Hostler Green Initiatives
Between Bahrain and AUB

Spring 2008 Vol. VI, No. 3

Hostler Green Initiatives

The numerous sustainability applications of the Charles Hostler Student Center include:

- Roof integrated solar collectors for hot water and swimming pool heating
- Radiant slab cooling system
- Floor heating system
- High efficiency chilled water generation plant using sea water wells for    system cooling
- High efficiency air handling units with Heat Recovery systems
- Conservation of energy through digital building management system
- High building insulation on all external walls and ceilings
- Conservation of energy through digital building management system
- Zone energy consumption metering
- Low emission glazing (energy conservation and lower UV transmission)
- External radiant and evaporative cooling by Water Walls
- Natural wind forced ventilation
- Energy efficient light fixtures
- Interior Daylight
- Building volume-distribution creating local microclimate
- Grey water collection, treatment and reuse in the same project
- Low potable water consumption fixtures
- Standby rain water collection system
- Zone Water consumption metering
- Water-efficient landscaping using non potable water
- Use of non-potable water for toilet flushing and urinals
- Completely non-irrigated Green Field (major conservation on water    consumption)
- No use of high Ozone Depleting and/or Global Warming potential    refrigerants as per Montreal Protocol and LEED requirements
- Reduce heat - island - effect by utilizing underground parking, green roofs,    vegetated landscape and selection of appropriate pavement materials
- Interior views to external areas
- Maximized open spaces
- Excavation "construction waste" diverted from disposal /land fills
- Public transportation access
- No use of any toxic construction materials