Sustainable Engineering Laboratories (SEL)

SEL Building mixed material glass and brown exterior multi story building
UMass Amherst

New 74,000gsf building for the College of Engineering to accommodate the growing, nationally ranked program. The SEL building will serve as a model and living laboratory platform for the UMass Amherst Campus to aggressively counter the effects of climate change. The program includes research labs for Energy Transition, Wind Energy, Ocean Renewable Energy/Wave Lab, Transportation, Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Climate Adaptation and Materials Science.  The project will be guided by aggressive campus sustainability and carbon neutrality goals and is expected to achieve net Zero Carbon and LEED Platinum. 

OPM: PMA Consultants
Designer: Payette
CM: Suffolk Construction
Project Completion Date: August 30, 2026

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