Biological Science Building

Energy Consumption1

Did you know…

This building is the first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold lab facility on campus and is home to the museums of Natural History, Paleontology, and Zoology.


  • Occupancy sensors
  • Energy recovery from fume hoods
  • Return air from offices and classrooms is used as makeup air for labs
  • 31% of the total building material was extracted and manufactured locally (within 500 miles of the site)
  • 62% of total building materials used contained recycled content


  1. FY 2023 energy consumption data from ↩︎
  2. Building information from U-M AEC at ↩︎
  3. Research information from ↩︎