VALEO (Latin), v. [vah-lay-o]  to be strong; to be vigorous; to be powerful; to be effective; to prevail’ to succeed; to be influential; to be of value.

 

Our Mission is to be an Innovative Western States “Green” University Housing Developer and Asset Manager.
 

We Are Committed to Providing Environmental Stewardship Through:

 

  • Preservation of Natural Resources
  • Cost Effective Green Solutions
  • Waste Reduction & Recycling
  • Sustainable Development
  • Alternative Transportation Modes
  • Minimizing Energy Needs & Costs


LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) and ConSol’s ComfortWise®, Earth Advantage and other Energy Programs:


LEED is a Green Building/Sustainable Design rating system developed by the US Green Building Council. This rating system was developed to define, quantify and certify buildings for their green building/sustainable design achievements, and includes increasingly higher levels of accreditation known as Certified, Silver, Gold and Platinum.


Valeo also works with the local jurisdictions and uses specialists recognized in the green energy services to assist in achieving substantial energy efficiencies beyond market level energy targets.  Valeo has strong experience with balancing the economics of a project while surpassing market level “green” objectives.
 

Green Mission Statement

 

Valeo understands that developing and operating “green” is building wisely. Green programs and projects yield cost savings through the lower cost of finance, development and operations, reduced energy and water consumption, providing a healthy indoor environment for occupants, and places a smaller burden on natural resources.
We strive to integrate the following Green/Sustainable Design principles in our projects:

 

  • Integration and interdisciplinary holistic approach to the design,  construction  and operations of the facilities;
  • Strategic planning for and locating of facilities within the proper context of the  campus and community;
  • Efficient utilization of natural resources;
  • Optimization of systems/implementation logistics;
  • Protection of employee health and safety;
  • Reduce waste, and reuse and recycle unavoidable waste;
  • Integration of investors with a global perspective who seek sustainable and responsible investments benefiting higher education; and
  • Alternative transportation methods to limit vehicle use.