Smith partnered with Antunovich Architects to design the NMSU Barnes and Noble® Bookstore qualifying for a LEED Silver standard. Smith provided civil engineering services and prepared the construction plans for the necessary site improvements. In order to meet the University’s storm water management program, Smith designed a retention pond with approximately 6,000 cubic feet of storage to capture roughly 70% of the site’s storm water runoff. Sub-surface HDPE storm drains were utilized to convey roof drainage to the retention pond allowing the captured water to infiltrate. This process was worth one credit under LEED’s Storm Water Design Quality Control standards.