Perry World House Earns LEED Silver

Exterior photo of Perry World House
February 3, 2020

Penn’s Perry World House has been awarded a prestigious LEED Silver for New Construction designation from the U.S. Green Building Council. Completed in 2016, Perry World House’s mission is to bring the academic knowledge of the University of Pennsylvania to bear on some of the world’s most pressing global policy challenges, and to foster international policy engagement within and beyond the Penn community. Certified Silver under the rating system LEED NC v2009, Perry World House received high scores in Public Transportation Accessibility, Development Density and Community Connectivity, and Optimizing Energy Performance. LEED certification is a globally recognized symbol of sustainability achievement, and is the most widely used green building rating system in the world.  Read more about the LEED rating system, and visit the Penn Connects website to learn more about Perry World House