The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) platinum certification to the University of Arizona’s two newest residence halls. This is the first residential project in the state of Arizona to earn the highest LEED rating.
From the UA News:
UA residence halls Árbol de la Vida and Likins have achieved LEED platinum certification
The U.S. Green Building Council has announced LEED platinum certification for the two newest residence halls at the University of Arizona. This is the first residential project to earn LEED platinum in the state of Arizona and the second LEED platinum designation for the UA.
LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is an internationally recognized mark of excellence that provides a framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design.
Buildings receive a total number of points determined by a variety of categories. The number of points results in the level of LEED certification: basic, silver, gold and platinum.
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