Sustainability @ the Nest

Student told told the AMS loud and clear that having a building that was sustainable was important to them, so the AMS made it their our priority. Their goal is LEED Platinum Certification (the highest Green Building rating in North America).

Here are some sustainability features of the Nest:

  • Solar-powered cooling
  • Radiant heating and cooling in floors
  • Constructed from Certified Wood Products
  • Low-emitting materials used throughout the building
  • Solar water heaters
  • In-vessel composting facility
  • Storm water management and retention
  • Water efficient landscaping using grey water
  • Roof top garden

They’re also focused on keeping our food sustainable:

  • All coffees are certified organic, shade grown, and Fair Trade
  • Dry goods are from local companies wherever possible
  • Produce is purchased locally when in season
  • 100% Ocean Wise™ certified