The new UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center features a sustainable design without sacrificing beauty, serving as a role model for LEED-certified green buildings in the Los Angeles area. Features of the center include maximized natural light, drought-tolerant plants, and a satellite weather controller that governs irrigation. UCLA environmental economist, Magali Delmas, has studied the benefits of LEED-certified green buildings and notes that they are up to 25% more efficient than others. The Luskin Conference Center is the latest in a series of initiatives that demonstrates UCLA’s commitment to sustainability.
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