Tour of Sontag and Pomona Halls

Sontag Hall and Pomona Hall are mirror images of each other with a courtyard in between

They have received LEED Platinum certification for energy efficiency

They are the dorms of choice on campus and are almost entirely populated by seniors.

(Seniors get first choice)

Building lobbies have displays showing real-time energy consumption

and weather conditions

Several common kitchen and eating areas are available in the dorms (cooking is not allowed in the rooms)

Tour guides explain the facilities to the alumni

Steve Watkins and Tom Weinberg are on the tour

Students raise crops such as corn and tomatoes in small container gardens on the roof


Roof-top solar panels heat water

and generate electricity