Santa Clara University

sustainability at scu

Sustainable Features of Graham Hall - Air Quality

Graham Hall provides numerous measures both to ensure improved air quality for residents and to limit carbon emissions. Additional mechanical ventilation in residence hall rooms improves air quality, and Graham is located nearby several public transportation options. Graham discourages driving by providing outdoor bicycle parking, but if residents must drive, car sharing is also a cheap and convenient option for students.

  • AirWelcome aboard!

    Graham is located within walking distance from Caltrain's Santa Clara Station as well as several Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) bus connections. As a zero parking facility, not a single parking space was added to support Graham.
  • AirFaster on wheels

    Graham is a bike friendly building with bicycle capacity for outdoor bicycle parking. Residents are encouraged, however, to store bicycles in their own rooms.
  • AirShare the wheel

    On-campus car sharing is provided through Zipcar, and vehicles are available to students and staff at all times.

  • AirWhat's in your air?

    Graham provides its residents with additional mechanical ventilation to improve indoor air quality. Building construction minimized the use of off-gassing construction and flooring materials. Graham is also a non-smoking Residential Learning Community.