Semans-Griswold Environmental Hall, Photo credit: ©Tom Holdsworth

ILFI celebrates 5 new certified projects this quarter including the 34th Living Building and the first Core certified project! 

Class Of 1966 Environmental Center At Williams College, Williamstown, MA
  • Class Of 1966 Environmental Center At Williams College, Williamstown, MA – Living Certified 
  • Semans-Griswold Environmental Hall, Chestertown, MD – Petal Certified (Energy)
  • The Living Homes on Mill Creek, Moab, UT – Petal Certified (Energy, Water)
  • 1042Highland, Oak Park, IL – Zero Energy Certified
  • Muhlenberg College Fahy Commons, Allentown, PA – Core Certified

Another three projects have achieved Ready Designation by completing the Ready Audit after construction. These projects will undergo a Final Audit after a 12-month performance period:

  • Microsoft SV Campus, Mountain View, CA – Petal Ready
  • Oak Park Community Recreation Center, Oak Park, IL – Zero Energy Ready
  • SERA Portland Office, Portland, OR – Zero Carbon Ready
Muhlenberg College Fahy Commons, Allentown, PA

To learn about these projects, we invite you to check out our Project Map and Case Studies. Additionally, if you would like to follow in the footsteps of these certified projects, we encourage you to visit our Project Registration page or email to learn more about how to register a project. 

Written By

Liya Temin

Liya Temin is a Senior Manager, Buildings on ILFI’s Impact team. She manages the certification process for ILFI’s building-scale programs, including The Living Building Challenge, Zero Carbon, and Zero Energy. She supports the development of certification platforms and processes, addressing questions from project teams and third-party auditors throughout the review process. Liya attended Harvey Mudd College, where she graduated with a B.S. in engineering. While completing her degree, she worked with a local architectural firm to determine renewable energy possibilities in a Haitian community and calculated the carbon footprint of a completed building project. She continued her education at University of California, San Diego where she received her Master’s in Structural Engineering with focuses on analysis and earthquake resilience. As a licensed engineer in both California and Colorado, Liya has worked on projects ranging from small seismic retrofits to larger mixed use buildings and multifamily housing. When she’s not working, Liya can be found tinkering in her garden or in the mountains of Colorado hiking, backpacking, and skiing.